2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of Solomon

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

Northern Territory

Name Derivation:

Named after Vaiben Louis Solomon 1853–1908, who has been described as the Northern Territory's founding father of federation.

Area and Location Description:

Solomon covers an area of approximately 326 sq km and includes the cities of Darwin and Palmerston and urban fringes.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Tourism, horticulture, fishing and light industry.

First Proclaimed/Election:

2000/2001 (Previously part of the Division of Northern Territory – 1922–2000.)

Demographic Rating:

Inner Metropolitan

Members:

  • Hale, D (ALP) 2007–
  • Tollner, D (CLP) 2001–2007

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 Solomon

Further information:

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

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