Division of Lyons
The Division of Lyons is an Australian electoral division in Tasmania. It was set up in 1984 is named for Joseph Lyons, Prime Minister of Australia 1931-39, Member for Wilmot from 1929–39, and his wife Dame Enid Lyons. Dame Enid was the first woman elected to the Australian House of Representatives in 1943 and the first female member of Cabinet (1949–51).
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Lyons (green) in Tasmania
|Namesake||Joseph Lyons and Enid Lyons|
|Area||32,910 km2 (12,706.6 sq mi)|
- "Profile of the electoral division of Lyons (Tas)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 6 August 2013.