Division of Warringah
Australian House of Representatives Division
|Area||73 km2 (28.2 sq mi)|
The Division of Warringah is a Federal Electoral Division for the Australian House of Representatives in the state of New South Wales. It is located in the Northern Beaches region of Sydney. It covers most of the land between Middle Harbour and the Pacific Ocean. It extends from Port Jackson in the south to the suburb of Dee Why in the north. It includes the suburbs of Mosman, Balgowlah, Manly, Brookvale, Beacon Hill and Forestville.
The Division was named after the Warringah area of Sydney. This is an Aboriginal Australian word which means "rain", "waves" or "sea". The Division was created on 13 September 1922, for the 1922 Federal election. The seat is currently a safe Liberal seat. It has always been held by a member of a conservative party. It is currently held by Zali Steggall.
Members for Warringah[change | change source]
|Sir Granville Ryrie||Nationalist||1922–1927|
|(Sir) Archdale Parkhill||Nationalist||1927–1931|
|(Sir) Percy Spender||Independent UAP||1937–1938|
|Edward St John||Liberal||1966–1969|
Election results[change | change source]
- 2013 election results Archived 2013-11-02 at the Wayback Machine
- 2010 Federal election
- 2007 Federal election
- 2004 Federal election
References[change | change source]
- "Profile of the electoral division of Warringah (NSW) -". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 5 November 2013.