Australian Electoral Commission

Profile of the electoral division of Pearce (WA)

Updated: 2 August 2016
State/Territory:
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 Sir George Pearce 1870–1952, Western Australian Senator 1901–38, Minister for Defence during World War I.
Area:
13,250 sq km
Location description:
Pearce contains all of the Shires of Beverly, Chittering, Gingin, Northam, Toodyay and York and parts of the Cities of Swan and Wanneroo. The Division includes the suburbs of Aveley, Banksia Grove, Baskerville, Brabham, Brigadoon, Bullsbrook, Carramar, Clarkson, Dayton, Ellenbrook, Henley Brook, Herne Hill, Lexia, Mariginiup, Melaleuca, Middle Swan (part), Mindarie, Morangup, Neerabup, Red Hill (part), Tamala Park, West Swan and Wundowie.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Industries include fishing, tourism, agriculture, hospitality, retail, commercial and education. Pearce Air Base located in Bullsbrook.
Demographic rating:
Outer Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and containing large areas of recent suburban expansion.
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Members:
  • Porter, C (LP) 2013–
  • Moylan, J (LP) 1993–2013
  • Chaney, F M (LP) 1990–1993
AEC contact:
Pearce Divisional Office