Division of Whitlam

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Whitlam
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of WHITLAM 2016.png
Division of Whitlam (green) in New South Wales
Created2016
MPStephen Jones
PartyLabor
NamesakeGough Whitlam
Area1,331 km2 (513.9 sq mi)
DemographicProvincial

The Division of Whitlam is an Australian electoral division in the state of New South Wales.

History[change | change source]

The division was called Throsby before it was renamed in 2016 to honour Gough Whitlam, the Prime Minister of Australia from 1972 to 1975. During the 2016 division redistribution, the past division of Throsby was abolished and Whitlam replaced it.[1]

Whitlam has many working class people due to area's steel making and coal mining industries and ports.

Members[change | change source]

Member Party Term
  Stephen Jones Labor 2016–present

Election results[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Federal seat of Throsby to become Whitlam". ABC News. 14 January 2016. Retrieved 15 March 2016.

Other websites[change | change source]