2004 Profile of the division of Curtin

Updated: 29 September 2011


Western Australia

Name Derivation:

Named after John Curtin 1885–1945, Prime Minister of Australia 1941–45.

Area and Location Description:

Curtin covers an area of approximately 90 sq km west of Perth, bordered by the Indian Ocean In the West and the Swan River in the south. The main suburbs include Churchlands, City Beach, Claremont, Cottesloe, Crawley, Dalkeith, Daglish, Doubleview (Part), Floreat, Glendalough, Jolimont, Joondanna, Leederville, Mosman Park, Mount Claremont, Mount Hawthorn, Nedlands, North Perth (Part), Osborne Park (Part), Peppermint Grove, Shenton Park, Subiaco, Swanbourne, Wembley, Wembley Downs West Leederville, West Perth (Part) and Woodlands.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Mainly residential and recreational with some light retail.

First Proclaimed/Election:


Demographic Rating:

Inner Metropolitan


  • BISHOP, J (LP) 1998–
  • ROCHER, A (LP/IND) 1981–1998
  • GARLAND, R V (LP) 1969–1981
  • HASLUCK, P M C (LP) 1949–1969

Current Member Details:

See the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

See Divisional Office Contact Details

2004 Federal Election Results:

  • Enrolment: 84 216
  • Informal Vote: 3.52%
  • Turnout: 93.12%
  • Seat Status: Safe Liberal
  • Two Party Preferred: LP: 64.62% | ALP: 35.38%

Further information:

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