Named after the area in which it is located. Warringah's indigenous name means 'sign of rain', 'across the waves' and 'sea'.
Area and Location Description:
Warringah covers an area of approximately 73 sq km from Neutral Bay, Mosman Bay and Clifton Gardens in the south to North Curl Curl and Frenchs Forest in the north, and to Middle Harbour in the west. The main suburbs include Allambie, Allambie Heights, Balgowlah, Balgowlah Heights, Balmoral, Beacon Hill, Beauty Point, Brookvale, Cremorne, Curl Curl, Fairlight, Forestville, Freshwater, Killarney Heights, Manly, Manly Vale, Mosman, Queenscliff, Seaforth and parts of Beacon Hill, Dee Why, Frenchs Forest and Narraweena.
Products/industries of the area:
Manufacturing; construction; retail; professional, scientific and technical services; health care and social assistance; service and leisure industries.
Abbott, T (LP) 1994–
MacKellar, M J R (LP) 1969–1994
St John, E H (LP) 1966–1969
Cockle, J S (LP) 1961–1966
Bland, F A (LP) 1951–1961
Spender, P C (UAP/LP) 1937–1951
Parkhill, R A (NAT/UAP) 1927–1937
Ryrie, G (NAT) 1922–1927