Profile of the electoral division of Fremantle (WA)

Updated: 13 October 2021
State/Territory:
Western Australia
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
02 August 2021
First election this name was used at:
1901 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
First federal election following the 2019 federal election
Maps and data

A4 map of the electoral division of Fremantle (2021) [PDF 1.27MB]

Map of the Division of Fremantle (2021) [PDF 2.98MB]

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Name Derivation:
Named after the City of Fremantle. The city was named after Captain Charles Howe Fremantle who arrived at the Swan River Colony on 2 May 1829, hoisted the British flag on the South Head, and took formal possession in the name of His Majesty King George IV, of 'all that part of New Holland which is not included within the territory of New South Wales'.
Area
194 sq km
Location description

The Division of Fremantle consists of:

  • East Fremantle Town Council,
  • Fremantle City Council,
  • part of the Cockburn City Council, and
  • part of the Melville City Council.
Demographic Rating:
Inner Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and consisting of well-established built-up suburbs.
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Members:
Former members for an electoral division of this name can be found by searching ‘Electoral divisions’ or ‘Members of the House of Representatives since 1901’ in the historical information section of the Parliamentary Handbook
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information:
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.
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