Division of Hume

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Hume
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Hume 2010.png
Division of Hume (green) within New South Wales
Created1901
MPAngus Taylor
PartyLiberal
NamesakeHamilton Hume
Electors102,321 2013[1]
Area33,637 km2 (12,987.3 sq mi)
DemographicRural
Hamilton Hume

The Division of Hume is an Australian Electoral Division in the state of New South Wales. It was one of the 75 divisions set up for the first Federal election in 1901. It was named after Hamilton Hume, one of the first Europeans to travel through the area.[2]

Location[change | change source]

The Division is in the central part of the state, north of the Australian Capital Territory. The Division covers a predominantly rural area, with agriculture and coal mining the main industries. It includes Bargo, Binalong, Boorowa, Bundanoon, Buxton, Caragabal, Colo Vale, Cootamundra, Cowra, Crookwell, Gooloogong, Goulburn, Grenfell, Gundaroo, Gunning, Harden/Murrumburrah, High Range, Hill Top, Joadja, Jugiong, Marulan, Murrumbateman, Oakdale, Picton, Quandialla, Stockinbingal, Sutton, Tahmoor, Tarago, The Oaks, Thirlmere, Wallendbeen, Wilton, Yass and Young.[2]

Members[change | change source]

Member Party Term
  Sir William Lyne Protectionist 1901–1909
  Independent 1909–1913
  Robert Patten Commonwealth Liberal 1913–1917
  Nationalist 1917–1917
  Franc Falkiner Nationalist 1917–1919
  Parker Moloney Labor 1919–1931
  Thomas Collins Country 1931–1943
  Arthur Fuller Labor 1943–1949
  Charles Anderson Country 1949–1951
  Arthur Fuller Labor 1951–1955
  Charles Anderson Country 1955–1961
  Arthur Fuller Labor 1961–1963
  John Pettitt Country 1963–1972
  Frank Olley Labor 1972–1974
  Stephen Lusher Country 1974–1975
  National Country 1975–1982
  National 1982–1984
  Wal Fife Liberal 1984–1993
  John Sharp National 1993–1998
  Alby Schultz Liberal 1998–2013
  Angus Taylor Liberal 2013–present

Election results[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "House of Representatives Division First Preferences". vtr.aec.gov.au. 2013. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Profile of the electoral division of Hume (NSW". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 8 November 2013.

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 34°24′32″S 149°02′42″E / 34.409°S 149.045°E / -34.409; 149.045