Australian Electoral Commission

Profile of the electoral division of Grayndler (NSW)

Updated: 11 August 2015
State/Territory:
New South Wales
Status:
Current, boundary gazetted 22 December 2009
Currently under redistribution, new boundaries will apply for next federal election held after 25 February 2016. If an election was called and the writs issued before this date, a mini-redistribution would be required.
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Maps & GIS data:
A4 map of the Division of Grayndler (2009) [PDF 93KB]
Map of the Division of Grayndler (2009) [PDF 5.6MB]
Download GIS data
Name derivation:
Named after Edward Grayndler (1867–1943), a Member of the New South Wales Legislative Council 1921–34 and 1936–43. He was also appointed General Secretary of the Australian Workers' Union in 1912.
Area and Location Description:
Grayndler covers an area of approximately 32 sq km in the inner-southern Sydney metropolitan area. The main suburbs include Ashfield, Dulwich Hill, Enmore, Haberfield, Hurlstone Park, Leichhardt, Lewisham, Lilyfield, Marrickville, Petersham, Stanmore, Summer Hill, Sydenham, Tempe and parts of Annandale, Ashbury, Camperdown, Canterbury, Newtown, and St Peters.
Products/industries of the area:
Manufacturing and service industries, engineering works.
First proclaimed/election:
1949
Demographic rating:
Inner Metropolitan
Members:
Albanese, A (ALP) 1996–
McHugh, J (ALP) 1993–1996
McLeay, L B (ALP) 1979–1993
Stewart, F E (ALP) 1977–1979
Whitlam, A P (ALP) 1975–1977
Daly, F M (ALP) 1949–1975
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Further information:
2013 federal election – House of Representatives results for Grayndler
2010 federal election – House of Representatives results for Grayndler
2007 federal election – House of Representatives results for Grayndler
2004 federal election – House of Representatives results for Grayndler
2013 divisional profile
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.