Division of Grayndler
Australian House of Representatives Division
|Area||32 km2 (12.4 sq mi)|
The Division of Grayndler is an Australian Electoral Division in Sydney, New South Wales. It is one of Australia's smallest electorates, and includes the suburbs of Annandale, Ashfield, Dulwich Hill, Enmore, Haberfield, Hurlstone Park, Leichhardt, Marrickville, Newtown, Petersham, Stanmore and Summer Hill. It was set up in 1949 and is named for Edward Grayndler (1867–1943), a Member of the New South Wales Legislative Council and General Secretary of the Australian Workers' Union from 1912 to 1941.
Members[change | change source]
Fred Daly was a minister in the Whitlam government. Leo McLeay was Speaker of the House 1989–93. He moved to Watson during an electoral boundary change. Tony Whitlam, Gough's son, served only one term but then lost preselection after division boundaries were changed in 1977.
Election results[change | change source]
- 2004 election results
- 2007 election results
- 2010 election results
- 2013 election results Archived 2013-11-02 at the Wayback Machine
There was a by-election in Grayndler in 1979 after the death of the sitting member, Frank Stewart.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Profile of the electoral division of Grayndler (NSW)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 7 November 2013.
- ↑ Carr, Adam (2007). "By-elections 1977-1980". psephos.adam-carr.net. Archived from the original on 4 June 2012. Retrieved 7 November 2013.