Australian Electoral Commission

Profile of the electoral division of Gilmore (NSW)

Updated: 28 July 2016
New South Wales
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
25 February 2016
First election for this name and boundary:
2016 federal election
Maps of Division
Name derivation:
Named after Dame Mary Gilmore (1865–1962), a well known poet, author and journalist.
6 342 sq km
Location Description:
Gilmore covers an area along the coast from Kiama in the north to Tuross Head in the south. Towns and suburbs include Bawley Point, Batemans Bay, Berry, Callala Bay, Cunjurong, Currarong, Fishermans Paradise, Gerroa, Kiama, Malua Bay, Mogo, Moruya, Nowra, Sussex Inlet, Tomerong, Tuross Head, and Ulladulla.
Products/industries of the area:
Tourism, timber, dairy and beef cattle, paper mill, brickworks, light engineering, dairy products, steel fabrication and fishing.
First proclaimed/election:
Demographic rating:
Rural – outside capital cities and without majority of enrolment in major provincial cities.
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
  • Sudmalis, A (LP) 2013–
  • Gash, J (LP) 1996–2013
  • Knott, P J (ALP) 1993–1996
  • Sharp, J R (NP) 1984–1993
AEC contact:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information: