2001 Profile of the division of Fraser

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

Australian Capital Territory

Name Derivation:

Named after James Reay Fraser (1908–1970), Member of the house of Representatives for the Australian Capital Territory (1951–1970).

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 535 sq km from the whole of Belconnen, Gungahlin, Hall, North Canberra, Majura, Kowen, the South Canberra suburbs of Barton, Kingston, Griffith, Narrabundah, Fyshwick and the Jervis Bay Territory.

Products/Industries of the area:

Mainly residential with some agriculture and small industry.

First Proclaimed

1974 (Prior to 1974 – Australian Capital Territory)

Members

  • Bob McMullan (ALP) 1998–
  • S Dargavel (ALP) 1997–98
  • J Langmore (ALP) 1984–96
  • K L Fry (ALP) 1974–84

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: 104 177

Informal Vote: 2.90%

Turnout: 95.39%

Seat Status: Safe Labor

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 64.86%
  • LP: 35.14%

Enrolment: 106 387

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 0.80%
  • Preamble Question 0.84%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 95.00%
  • Preamble Question 95.02%

Enrolment: 112 225

Informal Vote: 3.62%

Turnout: 94.62%

Seat Status: Safe Labor

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 62.69%
  • LP: 37.31%
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