Division of Canberra

Australian federal electoral division

The Division of Canberra is an Australian electoral division in the Australian Capital Territory. It was created in 1974 from the old Division of Australian Capital Territory. It is named for the city of Canberra, which is Australia's national capital. It includes the areas of Tuggeranong, Fyshwick, Weston Creek and Woden Valley, along with the rest of the ACT south of the Molonglo River and Lake Burley Griffin. It also includes people living on Norfolk Island.[1]

Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Canberra (green) in ACT
MPGai Brodtmann
Electors124,294 (2010)
Area1,921 km2 (741.7 sq mi)
DemographicInner Metropolitan


Member Party Term
  Kep Enderby Labor 1974–1975
  John Haslem Liberal 1975–1980
  Ros Kelly Labor 1980–1995
  Brendan Smyth Liberal 1995–1996
  Bob McMullan Labor 1996–1998
  Annette Ellis Labor 1998–2010
  Gai Brodtmann Labor 2010–present

Election resultsEdit


  1. "Profile of the electoral division of Canberra (ACT) –". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 11 May 2013.

Other websitesEdit

Coordinates: 35°20′56″S 149°05′20″E / 35.349°S 149.089°E / -35.349; 149.089