Australian Electoral Commission

Profile of the electoral division of Reid (NSW)

Updated: 25 February 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 Sir George Reid (1845–1918), one of the framers of the Constitution, Premier of New South Wales 1894–99 and Prime Minister of Australia 1904–05.
Area
55 sq km
Location Description:
Reid covers an area from the Parramatta River in the north, Drummoyne and Rodd Point in the east, Silverwater, Auburn (part) and Lidcombe (part) in the west and Strathfield, Burnwood and Croydon in the south. The main suburbs include Abbotsford, Auburn (part), Burwood, Cabarita, Chiswick, Concord, Croydon, Drummoyne, Five Dock, Homebush, Lidcombe (part), Mortlake, Newington, Rodd Point, Russell Lea, Silverwater, Strathfield, Sydney Olympic Park and Wareemba.
Products/industries of the area:
Light industry, commercial retail and engineering works. Wholesale and retail trades, including Sydney Markets.
First proclaimed/election:
1922
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:
  • Laundy, C (LP) 2013–
  • Murphy, J (ALP) 2010–2013
    Ferguson, L (ALP) 1990–2010
    Uren, T (ALP) 1958–1990
    Morgan, C A (ALP) 1949–1958
    Lang, J T (LANG LAB) 1946–1949
    Morgan, C A (ALP) 1940–1946
    Gander, J H (ALP) 1931–1940
    Coleman, P E (ALP) 1922–1931
AEC contact:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information: