Australian Electoral Commission

Profile of the electoral division of Lingiari (NT)

Updated: 23 September 2013
State/Territory:
Northern Territory
Status:
Current, boundary gazetted 19 September 2008
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Map of Division:
A4 map of the Division of Lingiari (2008) [PDF 120KB]
Map of NT electoral boundaries (2008) [PDF 1.6MB]
Download GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named in honour of Vincent Lingiari OAM 1908–88, who was a member of the Gurindji people from the Victoria River District.
Area and Location Description:
Lingiari covers an area of approximately 1 352 371 sq km of the Northern Territory including Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Cattle, tourism, horticulture, fishing, light industry in Alice Springs, bauxite, copper, gold and uranium mining.
First Proclaimed/Election:
2000/2001 (Previously part of the Division of Northern Territory - 1922-2000)
Demographic Rating:
Rural
Members:
Snowdon, W (ALP) 2001–
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Further information:
2013 federal election – House of Representatives results for Lingiari
2010 federal election – House of Representatives results for Lingiari
2007 federal election – House of Representatives results for Lingiari
2004 federal election – House of Representatives results for Lingiari
2013 divisional profile
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.