Division of Hasluck

Australian federal electoral division

The Division of Hasluck is an electoral division of the Australian House of Representatives, in Western Australia.

Hasluck
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Hasluck (green) in Western Australia
Created2001
MPKen Wyatt
PartyLiberal
NamesakePaul Hasluck; Alexandra Hasluck
Electors93,930 (2010)
Area245 km2 (94.6 sq mi)
DemographicOuter Metropolitan
Paul and Alexandra Hasluck on the right, with Queen Juliana

It was set up in 2000,[1] for the 2001 federal election. It is named after Sir Paul Hasluck, the Governor-General of Australia from 1969 to 1974, and his wife, Alexandra Hasluck, an author.[2]

GeographyEdit

The division covers the eastern suburbs of Perth, and includes the following suburbs:[2]

Swan/Mundaring Shire of Kalamunda City of Gosnells

* Split between Hasluck and Pearce.
** Split between Hasluck and Canning.

MembersEdit

Member Party Term
  Sharryn Jackson Labor 2001–2004
  Stuart Henry Liberal 2004–2007
  Sharryn Jackson Labor 2007–2010
  Ken Wyatt Liberal 2010–present

Ken Wyatt is the first Indigenous Australian member of the House of Representatives.

Electoral resultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2000 Redistribution of Western Australia - Final Report". 2000 Redistribution of Western Australia - Final Report. Australian Electoral Commission. 20 November 2000. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Profile of the electoral division of Hasluck (WA)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2014. Retrieved 19 April 2014.

Other websitesEdit

Coordinates: 31°59′49″S 116°00′29″E / 31.997°S 116.008°E / -31.997; 116.008