Named after James Fraser 1908–70, Member of the House of Representatives for the Australian Capital Territory 1951–70.
Area and Location Description:
Fraser covers an area of approximately 513 sq km including Canberra City and adjacent suburbs, North Canberra, Belconnen, Gungahlin, Hall, Majura, Kowen, the industrial area of Mitchell, the remainder of the ACT to the north and east of the Murrumbidgee and Molonglo rivers and the Jervis Bay Territory.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Mainly residential with some light industry at Mitchell, agriculture, tourism and retail industry.
1974 (Prior to 1974 – Australian Capital Territory).
Leigh, A (ALP) 2010–
McMullan, B (ALP) 1998–2010
Dargavel, S (ALP) 1997–1998
Langmore, J (ALP) 1984–1997
Fry, K L (ALP) 1974–1984
The AEC acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters, culture and community. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.