Australian Electoral Commission

Profile of the electoral division of North Sydney (NSW)

Updated: 25 July 2016
State/Territory:
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 the area in which it is located.
Area
53 sq km
Location Description:
North Sydney covers an area from Sydney Harbour in the south to Fullers Road, Victoria Avenue, Warrane Road, Warrane Reserve, Eastern Valley Way and Scotts Creek in the north and from Middle Harbour, Wyong Road, Macpherson Street, Military Road, Falcon Street, Bent Street, Forsyth Park, Montpelier Street, Eaton Street, Rawson Street, Kurraba Road, Andersons Park and Neutral Bay in the east to Punt Road, Pittwater Road and Lane Cove River in the west. Suburbs include Artarmon, Castlecrag, Cremorne, Crows Nest, Greenwich, Henley, Hunters Hill, Kirribilli, Lane Cove, McMahons Point, Middle Cove, Naremburn, Northbridge, North Sydney, Riverview, Waverton, Willoughby and Woolwich.
Products/industries of the area:
North Sydney is the third largest business centre in Australia. It contains communications, property and business services, and wholesale and retail industries.
First proclaimed/election:
1900/1901
Demographic rating:
Inner Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and consisting of well-established built-up suburbs.
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Members:
  • Zimmerman, T (LP) 2015–
  • Hockey, J (LP) 1996–2015
  • Mack, E C (IND) 1990–1996
  • Spender, J M (LP) 1980–1990
  • Graham, B W (LP) 1966–1980
  • Jack, W M (LP) 1949–1966
  • Hughes, W M (NAT/IND/NAT/UAP/LP) 1922–1949
  • Ryrie, G (LIB/NAT) 1911–1922
  • Edwards, G B (LIB) 1910–1911
  • Thompson, D (FT) 1901–1910
AEC contact:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information: