Division of Fraser

former Australian federal electoral division

The Division of Fraser was an Australian Electoral Division in the Australian Capital Territory and the Jervis Bay Territory. It was set up in 1974 when the Division of Australian Capital Territory was changed. It is named for Jim Fraser, who was member for Australian Capital Territory 1951-70. It includes the area north of the Molonglo River and Lake Burley Griffin, Belconnen, Gungahlin, and North Canberra.[1] It also includes Jervis Bay Territory.

Australian House of Representatives Division
Fraser, shown within ACT
(Jervis Bay Territory not shown)
MPAndrew Leigh
NamesakeJim Fraser
Electors123,647 (2010)
Area513 km2 (198.1 sq mi)
DemographicInner Metropolitan

Members change

Member Party Term
  Ken Fry Labor 1974–1984
  John Langmore Labor 1984–1996
  Steve Dargavel Labor 1997–1998
  Bob McMullan Labor 1998–2010
  Andrew Leigh Labor 2010–present

Election results change

References change

  1. "Profile of the electoral division of Fraser (ACT) - Australian Electoral Commission". aec.gov.au. 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2013.

Other websites change

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