Electoral district of Tweed

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New South WalesLegislative Assembly
Nsw electoral district tweed 2015.svg
Location in New South Wales
State New South Wales
Dates current 1894–1904
MP Geoff Provest
Party National Party of Australia
Area 511.33 km2 (197.4 sq mi)

Tweed is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Geoff Provest of the National Party of Australia. It includes eastern Tweed Shire, including Tweed Heads, Kingscliff, Fingal Head, Chinderah, Cudgen, Bogangar, Pottsville and Burringbar.

Members for Tweed[edit]

First incarnation (1894—1904)
Member Party Term
  John Willard Labor 18941894
  Joseph Kelly Protectionist 18941898
  Richard Meagher Independent 18981904
Second incarnation (1999—present)
Member Party Term
  Neville Newell Labor 19992007
  Geoff Provest National 2007–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2011: Tweed[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Geoff Provest 25,416 62.1 +15.9
Labor Reece Byrnes 8,750 21.4 -17.2
Greens Andrea Vickers 5,748 14.0 +6.3
Christian Democrats Corinne Pennay 1,021 2.5 +2.5
Total formal votes 40,935 96.7 -1.0
Informal votes 1,395 3.3 +1.0
Turnout 42,330 86.6
Two-party-preferred result
National Geoff Provest 26,389 71.7 +18.7
Labor Reece Byrnes 10,432 28.3 -18.7
National hold Swing +18.7


  1. ^ Antony Green. "2011 New South Wales Election: Analysis of Results". NSW Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 

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