Division of Chifley
Australian House of Representatives Division
|Area||126 km2 (48.6 sq mi)|
Chifley has been won by the Labor Party at every federal election since its creation in 1969, and at the 2007 federal election was one of Labor's safest seats. The Member for Chifley, since the 2010 federal election, is Ed Husic, a member of the Australian Labor Party.
The division is located in the western suburbs of Sydney. On its original boundaries it was based on Blacktown, but now includes the suburbs of Bidwill, Blackett, Bungarribee, Colebee, Dean Park, Dharruk, Doonside, Emerton, Glendenning, Hassall Grove, Hebersham, Lethbridge Park, Marayong, Marsden Park, Mount Druitt, Oakhurst, Plumpton, Rooty Hill, Ropes Crossing, Shalvey, Shanes Park, Tregear, Whalan, Willmot, and Woodcroft; as well as parts of Arndell Park, Blacktown, Eastern Creek, Huntingwood, Quakers Hill, Riverstone, and Schofields.
|Labor||25 October 1969 –
4 February 1983
|Previously held the Division of Mitchell. Retired|
|Labor||5 March 1983 –
1 December 1984
|Transferred to the Division of Greenway|
|Labor||1 December 1984 –
19 July 2010
|Served as Chief Government Whip in the House under Rudd and Gillard. Retired|
|Labor||21 August 2010 –
|Christian Democrats||Josh Green||5,859||6.44||−2.70|
|United Australia||Joseph O'Connor||4,133||4.54||+4.54|
|Total formal votes||91,006||90.34||−1.32|
- "House of Representatives: Two party preferred by division". Election 2007. Australian Electoral Commission. 11 August 2008. Retrieved 6 November 2013.
- Chifley, NSW, Tally Room 2019, Australian Electoral Commission.