Australian Electoral Commission

Profile of the electoral division of O'Connor (WA)

Updated: 3 August 2016
Western Australia
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
19 January 2016
First election for this name and boundary:
2016 federal election
Map of Division:
Name derivation:
Named after Charles O'Connor 1843–1902, Engineer in Chief of Western Australia (appointed 1891). Designed Fremantle Harbour and the pipeline which supplies Kalgoorlie and other goldfields with water.
868,576 sq km
Location description:
O'Connor covers a large area from the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku in the north to the Shire of Dundas in the south following the coast west to Manjimup. The Division includes the Cities of Albany and Kalgoorlie-Boulder, and the Shires of Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Brookton, Collie, Coolgardie, Corrigin, Denmark, Dundas, Esperance, Kondinin, Laverton, Manjimup, Ngaanyatjarraku, Wandering and Williams.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Industries include agriculture, fishing, forestry, aquaculture, mining and tourism.
Demographic rating:
Rural – outside capital cities and without majority of enrolment in major provincial cities.
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
  • Wilson, R (LP) 2013–
  • Crook, T (NP) 2010–2013
  • Tuckey, W (LP) 1980–2010
AEC contact:
O'Connor Divisional Office