Australian Electoral Commission

Profile of the electoral division of Fraser (ACT)

Updated: 26 September 2013
State/Territory:
Australian Capital Territory
Status:
Current, boundary gazetted 9 December 2005
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Map of Division:
Fraser (2005) [PDF 120KB]
Map of ACT electoral boundaries (2005) [PDF 1.6MB]
Download GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named after James Fraser 1908–70, Member of the House of Representatives for the Australian Capital Territory 1951–70.
Area and Location Description:
Fraser covers an area of approximately 513 sq km including Canberra City and adjacent suburbs, North Canberra, Belconnen, Gungahlin, Hall, Majura, Kowen, the industrial area of Mitchell, the remainder of the ACT to the north and east of the Murrumbidgee and Molonglo rivers and the Jervis Bay Territory.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Mainly residential with some light industry at Mitchell, agriculture, tourism and retail industry.
First Proclaimed/Election:
1974 (Prior to 1974 – Australian Capital Territory).
Demographic Rating:
Inner Metropolitan
Members:
Leigh, A (ALP) 2010–
McMullan, B (ALP) 1998–2010
Dargavel, S (ALP) 1997–1998
Langmore, J (ALP) 1984–1997
Fry, K L (ALP) 1974–1984
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Further information:
2013 federal election – House of Representatives results for Fraser
2010 federal election – House of Representatives results for Fraser
2007 federal election – House of Representatives results for Fraser
2004 federal election – House of Representatives results for Fraser
2013 divisional profile
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.