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
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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]

HistoryEdit

 
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.

GeographyEdit

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]

MembersEdit

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

Election resultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.

Other websitesEdit

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