Profile of the electoral division of Page (NSW)

Updated: 02 April 2019
State/Territory:
New South Wales
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
25 February 2016
First election this name was used at:
1984 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
2016 federal election
Maps of Division
Name derivation:
Named in honour of the Rt Hon. Sir Earle Christmas Grafton Page GCMG CH, 1880–1961. Page was caretaker Prime Minister of Australia (7 April–16 April 1939) and a Member of the House of Representatives (1919–61).
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.
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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