Division of Durack
The Division of Durack is an Australian Electoral Division in the state of Western Australia. The Division is named after the pioneering Durack family. Author Mary Durack's wrote about the family history in her books, Kings in Grass Castles and Sons in the Saddle. The division was set up in 2010.
Australian House of Representatives Division
|Namesake||Durack family of Western Australia|
|Area||1,587,758 km2 (613,036.8 sq mi)|
Durack covers the northern parts of Western Australia. It includes Geraldton, Broome, Carnarvon, Derby, Dongara, Kalbarri, Karratha, Kununurra, Meekatharra, Merredin, Moora, Mukinbudin, Newman, Port Hedland and Tom Price, as well as the Houtman Abrolhos islands.
At 1,587,758 km², Durack is the largest electorate in Australia by land area.
Barry Haase was the member for the Division of Kalgoorlie which was abolished in the changes which established Durack.
Election results change
|2022 Australian federal election: Durack|
|One Nation||Brenton Johannsen||6,174||6.90||−2.73|
|Great Australian||Adrian Mcrae||2,738||3.06||+3.06|
|Western Australia||Anthony Fels||2,483||2.77||−0.52|
|United Australia||Andrew Middleton||2,229||2.49||−0.23|
|Australian Federation||Craig Shore||1,453||1.62||+1.62|
|Total formal votes||89,523||93.50||−1.12|
- "Profile of the electoral division of Durack (WA)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
- Final Federal Electoral Boundaries for Western Australia
- Durack, WA, 2022 Tally Room, Australian Electoral Commission.
Other websites change
- Division of Durack - Australian Electoral Commission
- Melissa Price's website Archived 2016-02-28 at the Wayback Machine