Profile of the electoral division of Page (NSW)

Updated: 10 February 2017
State/Territory:
New South Wales
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
25 February 2016
First election for this name and boundary:
2016 federal election
Maps of Division
Name derivation:
Named after Sir Earle Page (1880–1961), Member of the House of Representatives 1919–61. He served as caretaker Prime Minister of Australia during April 1939.
Area
19 342 sq km
Location Description:
Page covers an area from Sapphire Beach in the south to Nimbin in the north on the coastal side, and from Nymboida in the south to the Queensland border on the inland side. The main towns include Casino, Dunoon, Evans Head, Grafton, Iluka, Kyogle, Lismore, Nimbin, Sapphire Beach and Wooli.
This description reflects local government areas in existence in 2015.
Products/industries of the area:
Dairy and beef cattle, pigs, maize, tropical fruit, sugar cane, fishing, prawning, oysters, butter and dairy factories, timber mills, several abattoirs and tourism.
First proclaimed/election:
1984
Demographic rating:
Rural – outside capital cities and without majority of enrolment in major provincial cities.
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Members:
  • Hogan, K (NP) 2013–
  • Saffin, J (ALP) 2007–2013
  • Causley, I (NP) 1996–2007
  • Woods, H F (ALP) 1990–1996
  • Robinson, I L (NP) 1984–1990
AEC contact:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information:
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