2001 Profile of the division of Moore

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

Western Australia

Name Derivation:

Named after George Fletcher Moore (1798–1886), the first Advocate-General in Western Australia, 1834.

Area and Location Description:

It covers a coastal, urban area of approximately 78 sq km from Burns and Kinross in the north to Waterman in the south.

Some of the larger suburbs are Duncraig, Hillarys, Heathridge, Mullaloo, Ocean Reef and Padbury.

Products/Industries of the area:

Mainly residential, with a commercial centre at Joondalup.

First Proclaimed/Election

1948/1949

Members

  • Mal Washer (LP) 1998–
  • P Filing (LP/IND) 1990–98
  • C A Blanchard (ALP) 1983–90
  • J M Hyde (LP) 1974–83
  • D W Maisey (CP) 1963–74
  • H A Leslie (CP) 1961–63
  • H V Halbert (LP) 1958–61
  • H A Leslie (CP) 1949–58

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

AEC – Divisional Office Contact Numbers and Addresses

Demographic Rating

Outer Metropolitan

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

Enrolment: 77 573

Informal Vote: 3.03%

Turnout: 95.71%

Seat Status: Marginal Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 45.87%
  • LP: 54.13%

Enrolment: 81 337

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 0.71%
  • Preamble Question 0.81%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 95.33%
  • Preamble Question 95.36%

Enrolment: 74 103

Informal Vote: 3.96%

Turnout: 95.52%

Seat Status: Fairly Safe Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 43.96%
  • LP: 56.04%
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