Division of Burt

Australian federal electoral division

The Division of Burt is an Australian electoral division in the state of Western Australia.

Burt
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Burt in Western Australia, 2016 federal election.
Created2016
MPMatt Keogh
PartyAustralian Labor Party
NamesakeBurt family of Western Australia
Electors105,218 (2019)
Area172 km2 (66.4 sq mi)
DemographicOuter Metropolitan[1]

History change

 
Septimus Burt, whose family the division was named after.

The division was created in 2015. It was named after the Burt family, especially Sir Archibald Burt, Septimus Burt and Sir Francis Burt.[2] The division is in the south-eastern suburbs of Perth. It covers areas that were once in the divisions of Canning, Hasluck and Tangney.[3]

The seat was first contested at the 2016 federal election.

Geography change

The seat includes large parts of the City of Gosnells and the City of Armadale and portion of the City of Canning. Suburbs included are:[4]

Members change

Image Member Party Term Notes
    Matt Keogh
(1981–)
Labor 2016-
present
Incumbent

Election results change

2022 Australian federal election: Burt[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Matt Keogh 47,268 51.63 +10.51
Liberal David Goode 21,009 22.95 −9.49
Greens Daniel Garlett 9,004 9.84 +0.27
One Nation Travis Carter 4,436 4.85 −1.25
Christians Warnar Spyker 3,428 3.74 +0.06
Western Australia Stephen Phelan 2,390 2.61 +1.40
United Australia Joshua Mccurry 2,274 2.48 +0.24
Australian Federation Michele Castle 1,741 1.90 +1.90
Total formal votes 91,550 94.16 +0.82
Informal votes 5,675 5.84 −0.82
Turnout 97,225 86.10 −0.89
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Matt Keogh 59,704 65.21 +9.71
Liberal David Goode 31,846 34.79 −9.71
Labor hold Swing +9.71

References change

  1. "Profile of the electoral division of Burt (WA)". Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 27 April 2016.
  2. Proposed Redistribution of Western Australia into Electoral Divisions (PDF) (Report). Redistribution Committee for Western Australia. August 2015. p. 17.
  3. "2015 Western Australian Federal redistribution - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". ABC News.
  4. "Profile of the electoral division of Burt (WA)". Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  5. Burt, WA, 2022 Tally Room, Australian Electoral Commission.

Other websites change

Coordinates: 32°6′30″S 115°58′8″E / 32.10833°S 115.96889°E / -32.10833; 115.96889