2013 federal election: Profile of the electoral division of Robertson (NSW)

Updated: 4 September 2013
State/Territory:
New South Wales
Status:
Current, boundary gazetted 22 December 2009
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Maps & GIS data:
A4 map of the Division of Robertson (2009) [PDF 329KB]
Map of the Division of Robertson (2009) [PDF 5.2MB]
Download GIS data
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 978 sq km from the Hawkesbury River in the south, west to Wiseman's Ferry, north along the Gosford City Council Boundary (Great North Rd) to Kulnura, then east and south along the Gosford City Council boundary until it crosses the main Northern Railway Line at 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.
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:
O'Neill, D (ALP) 2010–
Neal, B (ALP) 2007–2010
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
Further information:
2010 federal election – House of Representatives results for Robertson
2007 federal election – House of Representatives results for Robertson
2004 federal election – House of Representatives results for Robertson
2010 divisional profile
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.
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