Division of Berowra

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Berowra
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Berowra 2010.png
Division of Berowra (green) in New South Wales
Created1969
MPPhilip Ruddock
PartyLiberal
NamesakeBerowra, New South Wales
Electors95,124 (2010)
Area782 km2 (301.9 sq mi)
DemographicOuter Metropolitan
A boathouse at Berowa

The Division of Berowra is an Australian Electoral Division in New South Wales. It was created in 1969 and is named for the suburb of Berowra.[1] It includes all or parts of the suburbs of Arcadia, Berowra, Brooklyn, Cheltenham, Cherrybrook, Cowan, Dangar Island, Galston, Glenorie, Maroota, Hornsby and Pennant Hills.[1]

Members[change | change source]

Member Party Term
  Tom Hughes Liberal 1969–1972
  Harry Edwards Liberal 1972–1993
  Philip Ruddock Liberal 1993–2016
  Julian Leeser Liberal 2016-present

Philip Ruddock, was first elected to the Parliament in 1973. He is the longest-serving member of the House; he was previously member for Parramatta and Dundas.[2] He held a number of positions in the Howard Government including Minister for Immigration and Attorney-General. He retired at the 2016 election. Julian Leeser is a former lawyer who is currently writing the biography of former Australian Prime Minister, Sir William McMahon,[2]

Election results[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Profile of the electoral division of Berowra (NSW)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Australia Votes | Federal Election 2016 (Australian Broadcasting Corporation): Berowra - Australia Votes | Federal Election 2016 (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), accessdate: July 20, 2016

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 33°34′05″S 151°02′49″E / 33.568°S 151.047°E / -33.568; 151.047