Division of Bradfield

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Bradfield
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Bradfield 2010.png
Division of Bradfield (green) in New South Wales
Created 1949
MP Paul Fletcher
Party Liberal
Namesake John Bradfield
Electors 97,255 (2010)
Area 99 km2 (38.2 sq mi)
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
John Bradfield

The Division of Bradfield is an Australian Electoral Division in New South Wales. It was created in 1949 and is named for Dr John Bradfield,[1] the designer of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

It includes the suburbs of St Ives ChaseSt IvesEast KillaraEast LindfieldRoseville Chase, Roseville, LindfieldWest Lindfield, West KillaraWest PymbleSouth TurramurraThornleighGordonLindfieldPymbleKillaraWahroongaWaitara and Hornsby.[1] 

Bradfield is the wealthiest electorate in Australia.[2]

Members[change | change source]

Member Party Term
  Billy Hughes Liberal 1949–1952
  Harry Turner Liberal 1952–1974
  David Connolly Liberal 1974–1996
  Brendan Nelson Liberal 1996–2009
  Paul Fletcher Liberal 2009–present

Billy Hughes was a former Prime Minister of Australia and the last serving member of the first federal Parliament. Brendan Nelson was a minister in the third and fourth Howard Governments and the Leader of the Opposition from 2007 to 2008.

Election results[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Profile of the electoral division of Bradfield (NSW)". Australian Electoral Commission. 22 February 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2012.
  2. "Mumble election tables – Median weekly household income". mumble.com.au. 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2013.

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 33°43′55″S 151°08′46″E / 33.732°S 151.146°E / -33.732; 151.146