Division of Berowra

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Berowra
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of BEROWRA 2016.png
Division of Berowra in New South Wales, as of the 2016 federal election.
Created1969
MPJulian Leeser
PartyLiberal
NamesakeBerowra, New South Wales
Electors106,399 (2019)
Area786 km2 (303.5 sq mi)
DemographicOuter Metropolitan

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

History[edit]

The region of Berowra, the division's namesake

The division was created in 1969 and is named for the suburb of Berowra.

Its boundaries have changed little since it was created, and it includes the suburbs of Annangrove, Arcadia, Berowra, Berowra Creek, Berowra Heights, Berowra Waters, Berrilee, Brooklyn, Canoelands, Cheltenham, Cherrybrook, Cowan, Dangar Island, Dural, Fiddletown, Fishermans Point, Forest Glen, Galston, Glenorie, Hawkesbury River, Hornsby Heights, Kenthurst, Laughtondale, Maroota, Middle Dural, Milsons Passage, Mount Kuring-gai, Pennant Hills, Round Corner, Sackville North, Singletons Mill, South Maroota, Thornleigh, and Westleigh; as well as parts of Asquith, Beecroft, Carlingford, Castle Hill, Cattai, Glenhaven, Hornsby, Leets Vale, Lower Hawkesbury, Lower Portland, Maraylya, Mount Colah, Normanhurst, West Pennant Hills, and Wisemans Ferry.

The seat has always been a safe seat for the Liberal Party.

Members[edit]

Image Member Party Term Notes
  TomHughes1966.jpg Tom Hughes
(1923–)
Liberal 25 October 1969
2 November 1972
Previously held the Division of Parkes. Served as minister under Gorton and McMahon. Retired
  No image.svg Harry Edwards
(1927–2012)
Liberal 2 December 1972
8 February 1993
Retired
  Philip Ruddock.jpg Philip Ruddock
(1943–)
Liberal 13 March 1993
9 May 2016
Previously held the Division of Dundas. Served as minister under Howard. Served as Chief Government Whip in the House under Abbott. Retired
  No image.svg Julian Leeser
(1976–)
Liberal 2 July 2016
present
Incumbent

Election results[edit]

2019 Australian federal election: Berowra[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Julian Leeser 53,741 57.20 +0.11
Labor Katie Gompertz 19,821 21.10 +1.22
Greens Monica Tan 11,157 11.88 +0.38
Christian Democrats Simon Taylor 2,163 2.30 −3.24
Independent Mick Gallagher 2,104 2.24 −0.80
United Australia Craig McLachlan 1,576 1.68 +1.68
Science Brendan Clarke 1,465 1.56 −0.50
Sustainable Australia Justin Thomas 1,425 1.52 +1.52
Independent Roger Woodward 495 0.53 −0.35
Total formal votes 93,947 93.60 −2.24
Informal votes 6,423 6.40 +2.24
Turnout 100,370 94.39 +1.18
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Julian Leeser 61,675 65.65 −0.80
Labor Katie Gompertz 32,272 34.35 +0.80
Liberal hold Swing −0.80

References[edit]

  1. ^ Berowra, NSW, Tally Room 2019, Australian Electoral Commission.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°34′05″S 151°02′49″E / 33.568°S 151.047°E / -33.568; 151.047