Division of Lingiari

Australian federal electoral division

The Division of Lingiari is an Australian electoral division in the Northern Territory. It was created in 2000 and covers almost the entire Territory. The city of Darwin is in the Division of Solomon. Lingiari covers an area of 1,347,849 square kilometres (520,407 sq mi),[1] making it the second largest division in terms of area in Australia. The largest is the Division of Durack in Western Australia. Lingiari also includes the Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Lingiari (green) within Australia
(outer islands not shown)
MPMarion Scrymgour
NamesakeVincent Lingiari
Electors61,168 (2010)
Area1,352,371 km2 (522,153.4 sq mi)

The division was named for Aboriginal rights activist Vincent Lingiari AM (1908–1988), who was a member of the Gurindji nation.[1]

Members change

Member Party Term
  Warren Snowdon Labor 2001–present

Warren Snowden hheld a number of positions, including Minister for Veterans' Affairs, Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Minister for Indigenous Health, and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on the Centenary of Anzac during the Rudd and Gillard governments.

Election results change

2022 Australian federal election: Lingiari[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Marion Scrymgour 16,747 36.56 −8.24
Country Liberal Damien Ryan 15,893 34.69 −2.22
Greens Blair McFarland 5,018 10.95 +2.71
One Nation Tim Gallard 2,470 5.39 +5.39
Liberal Democrats George Kasparek 1,948 4.25 +4.25
United Australia Allan McLeod 1,882 4.11 +1.29
Independent Michael Gravener 948 2.07 +2.07
Australian Citizens Thong Sum Lee 497 1.08 +1.08
Independent Imelda Adamson Agars 409 0.89 +0.89
Total formal votes 45,812 92.63 −2.32
Informal votes 3,647 7.37 +2.32
Turnout 49,459 66.83 −6.02
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Marion Scrymgour 23,339 50.95 −4.51
Country Liberal Damien Ryan 22,473 49.05 +4.51
Labor hold Swing −4.51

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Profile of the electoral division of Lingiari (NT)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  2. Lingiari, NT, 2022 Tally Room, Australian Electoral Commission.

Other websites change

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