2001 Profile of the division of Grayndler

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

New South Wales

Name Derivation:

Named after Edward Grayndler (1867–1943), a Member of the New South Wales Legislative Council (1921–1934 and 1936–1943). He was also appointed General Secretary of the Australian Workers' Union in the 1920s and 1930s.

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 29 sq km in the inner-southern Sydney metropolitan area.

The main suburbs include Annandale, Ashbury, Ashfield, Camperdown, Canterbury, Dulwich Hill, Enmore, Hurlstone Park, Leichhardt, Lewisham, Lilyfield, Marrickville, Newtown, Petersham, St Peters, Stanmore, Summer Hill, Sydenham and Tempe.

Products/Industries of the area:

Manufacturing and service industries, engineering works.

First Proclaimed

1949

Members

  • Anthony Albanese (ALP) 1996–
  • J McHugh (ALP) 1993–96
  • L B McLeay (ALP) 1979–93
  • F E Stewart (ALP) 1977–79
  • A P Whitlam (ALP) 1975–77
  • F M Daly (ALP) 1949–75

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: 85 901

Informal Vote: 5.21%

Turnout: 92.59%

Seat Status: Safe Labor

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 72.32%
  • LP: 27.68%

Enrolment: 86 579

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 1.20%
  • Preamble Question 1.25%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 93.44%
  • Preamble Question 93.40%

Enrolment: 86 146

Informal Vote: 6.56%

Turnout: 91.95%

Seat Status: Safe Labor

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 71.29%
  • LP: 28.71%
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