2001 Profile of the division of Bradfield

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

New South Wales

Name Derivation:

Named after John Bradfield (1867–1943), engineer and bridge designer.

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 97 sq km. The main suburbs include Castle Cove, Chatswood CBD, Gordon, Killara, Lindfield, Middle Cove, Pymble, Roseville, St. Ives, Turramurra, Wahroonga, Warrawee, West Chatswood and West Pymble.

Products/Industries of the area:

Light manufacturing, service industries, Chatswood CBD and shopping centre, commercial businesses and government offices.

First Proclaimed

1949

Members

  • (Dr)Brendan Nelson (LP) 1996–
  • D M Connolly (LP) 1974–96
  • H B Turner (LP) 1952–74
  • W M Hughes (LP) 1949–52

For Current Members information, browse the Parliament of Australia Members page.

AEC – Divisional Office Contact Numbers and Addresses

Demographic Rating

Inner Metropolitan

Statistical information
3 October 1998 Election 6 November 1999 Referendum 10 November 2001 Election

Enrolment: 80 669

Informal Vote: 2.85%

Turnout: 94.61%

Seat Status: Safe Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 26.80%
  • LP: 73.20%

Enrolment: 81 706

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 0.56%
  • Preamble Question 0.68%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 95.18%
  • Preamble Question 95.18%

Enrolment: 89 832

Informal Vote: 3.76%

Turnout: 94.22%

Seat Status: Safe Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 28.84%
  • LP: 71.16%
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