2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of Dobell

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

New South Wales

Name Derivation:

Named after Sir William Dobell 1899–1970, a prominent Australian artist.

Area and Location Description:

Dobell covers an area of approximately 886 sq km, which includes areas of Wyong Shire, Hawkesbury Shire and Gosford City Council. Towns include Bateau Bay, Berkeley Vale, Blue Haven, Matcham, Mount Elliot, Ourimbah, The Entrance, Warnervale, Wyoming, Wyong, the Yarramalong Valley and parts of Erina Heights, Gorokan, Holgate, Lisarow, Narara, Niagara Park and Wamberal.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Fruit, vegetables, manufacturing industries, prawning, fishing, tourism and mixed farming.

First Proclaimed/Election:

1984

Demographic Rating:

Provincial

Members:

  • Thomson, C (ALP) 2007–
  • Ticehurst, K (LP) 2001–2007
  • Lee, M (ALP) 1984–2001

Current Member Details:

Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

Divisional Office Contact Details

2007 Federal Election Results:

House of Representatives results for Dobell

Further information:

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

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