2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of Robertson

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

New South Wales

Name Derivation:

Named after Sir John Robertson 1816–91, former Premier of New South Wales.

Area and Location Description:

Robertson covers an area of approximately 721 sq km from the Hawkesbury River in the south, west to Wiseman's Ferry, north along the Gosford City Council boundary to Mangrove Creek east by Warre Warren Creek and north east by high voltage power line alignment to the Gosford City Council boundary at a point in the very south east of Kulnura. The boundary then extends east, following the Gosford City Council Boundary to Lisarow, south along the main Northern Railway line to North Gosford, then east along Glennie Street, Bradys Gully Road, Clyde Road, Carlton Rd, The Entrance Road, Willoughby Road to Dover Road alignment and Terrigal Lagoon to its mouth. The main centres include Gosford, Terrigal, Woy Woy and Erina.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Tourism, retail, service industries, light manufacturing and processing. Citrus, vegetable and flower growing, poultry products.

First Proclaimed/Election:

1900/1901

Demographic Rating:

Provincial

Members:

  • Neal, B (ALP) 2007–
  • Lloyd, J (LP) 1996–2007
  • Walker, F J (ALP) 1990–1996
  • Cohen, B (ALP) 1969–1990
  • Bridges-Maxwell, C W (LP) 1964–1969
  • Dean, R L (LP) 1949–1964
  • Williams, T F (ALP) 1943–1949
  • Spooner, E S (UAP) 1940–1943
  • Gardner, S L (NAT/UAP) 1922–1940
  • Fleming, W M (LIB/NAT/NAT & FARMERS/CP) 1913–1922
  • Johnson, W J (ALP) 1910–1913
  • Willis, H (FT/ANTI-SOC) 1901–1910

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 Robertson

Further information:

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

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