2004 Profile of the division of Prospect

Updated: 29 September 2011

State:

New South Wales

Name Derivation:

Named after the Prospect reservoir.

Area and Location Description:

Prospect covers an area of approximately 159 sq km bordered by South Creek in the west, the Western Motorway in the north, the Cumberland Hwy and Prospect Creek in the east and Orphan School Creek, Humphries, Canley Vale, Smithfield and Edensor Rds and Elizabeth Dr in the south. Suburbs include Abbotsbury, Blacktown, Bossley Park, Canley Vale, Cecil Park, Eastern Creek, Edensor Park, Erskine Park, Fairfield, Fairfield Heights, Fairfield West, Greenfield Park, Greystanes, Horsley Park, Kemps Creek, Mount Vernon, Prairiewood, Prospect, St Clair, Smithfield, Wakeley and Wetherill Park.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Building/construction, light manufacturing, wholesale and retail, transport industry, agriculture and farming (poultry, fruit, vegetables and honey).

First Proclaimed/Election:

1968/1969

Demographic Rating:

Outer Metropolitan

Members:

  • BOWEN, C (ALP)–
  • CROSIO, J (ALP) 1990–2004
  • KLUGMAN, R E (ALP) 1969–1990

Current Member Details:

See the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

See Divisional Office Contact Details

2004 Federal Election Results:

  • Enrolment: 87 537
  • Informal Vote: 9.24%
  • Turnout: 95.03%
  • Seat Status: Fairly Safe Labor
  • Two Party Preferred: LP: 42.88% | ALP: 57.12%

Further information:

For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.

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