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Division of Nepean

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Australian House of Representatives Division
NamesakeEvan Nepean

The Division of Nepean was an Australian Electoral Division for the Australian House of Representatives in the state of New South Wales. The division was created in 1949. It was abolished in 1993. It was named after British politician Evan Nepean. It was located in the suburbs of Granville, Lithgow, Penrith.

Members[change | change source]

Image Member Party Term Notes
  Eric Bowden
Anti-Socialist 12 December 1906
26 May 1909
Lost seat. Later elected to Nepean in 1919
  Commonwealth Liberal 26 May 1909
13 April 1910
  George Cann
Labor 13 April 1910
31 May 1913
Lost seat. Later elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly seat of Canterbury in 1914
  Richard Orchard
Commonwealth Liberal 31 May 1913
17 February 1917
Served as minister under Hughes. Retired
  Nationalist 17 February 1917
3 November 1919
  Eric Bowden
Nationalist 13 December 1919
16 December 1922
Elected to the Division of Parramatta after Nepean was abolished in 1922