Electoral district of Roebourne

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Roebourne
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
State Western Australia
Dates current 1890–1950
Demographic Pilbara

The Electoral district of Roebourne was a Legislative Assembly electorate in the state of Western Australia. It was named for the town of Roebourne and was created in 1890, being one of the original 30 seats contested at the 1890 state election.

The seat was abolished in the 1948 redistribution under the Electoral Districts Act 1947, and was absorbed into the seat of Pilbara. Its final member, Alec Rodoreda, transferred successfully to the Pilbara seat at the election.

Members for Roebourne[edit]

Member Party Term
  George Leake Non-aligned 1890
  Horace Sholl Ministerial 1891–1901
  John Sydney Hicks Ministerial 1901–1908
  Henry Osborn Ministerial 1908–1911
  Joseph Gardiner Labor 1911–1915
  William Butcher Liberal (WA) 1915–1917
  Nationalist 1917
  Frederick Teesdale Nationalist 1917–1932
  Alec Rodoreda Labor 1932–1950

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