Profile of the electoral division of Brand (WA)

Updated: 1 April 2019
State/Territory:
Western Australia
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
19 January 2016
First election this name was used at:
1984 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
2016 federal election
Map of Division:
Name derivation:
Named in honour of Sir David Brand KCMG, 1912–79. Brand was Premier of Western Australia (1959–71).
Area:
377 sq km
Location description:
Brand covers the Shire of Kwinana and the City of Rockingham including Garden Island. The main suburbs include Anketell, Baldivis, Bertram, Calista, Casuarina, Cooloongup, East Rockingham, Golden Bay, Hillman, Hope Valley, Karnup, Keralup (part), Kwinana Beach, Kwinana Town Centre, Leda, Mandogalup, Medina, Naval Base, Orelia, Parmelia, Peron, Port Kennedy, Postans, Rockingham, Safety Bay, Secret Harbour, Singleton, Shoalwater, The Spectacles, Waikiki, Wandi, Warnbro and Wellard.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Heavy industry in the Kwinana industrial area, alumina refining, medical, construction, retail trade and the naval base, HMAS Stirling, on Garden Island.
Demographic rating:
Outer Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and containing large areas of recent suburban expansion.
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Members:
  • King, M (ALP) 2016–
  • Gray, G (ALP) 2007–2016
  • Beazley, K (ALP) 1996–2007
  • Fatin, W F (ALP) 1984–1996
AEC contact:
Brand Divisional Office
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