Electoral district of Auburn
New South Wales—Legislative Assembly
Location within Sydney
|State||New South Wales|
|Party||Australian Labor Party|
|Namesake||Auburn, New South Wales|
|Area||39 km2 (15.1 sq mi)|
Auburn is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly of the Australian state of New South Wales in Sydney's West. It is currently represented by Luke Foley, the leader of the Australian Labor Party.
Auburn includes the suburbs of Auburn, Berala, Homebush Bay, Lidcombe, Newington, Rookwood, Silverwater, South Granville, Sydney Olympic Park, Wentworth Point and parts of Chester Hill, Guildford, Merrylands and Regents Park.
Auburn was once represented by former Premier, Jack Lang, and later by his son, James Lang. The seat was once vacant for four months; between December, 1955 and March, 1956; as a result of the death of Edgar Dring. A by-election was not held, given the relatively short amount of time left until the New South Wales state election, 1956.
|James Lang||Lang Labor||1946–1950|
|No Land Tax||Kays Ahmed||1,857||4.2||+4.2|
|Christian Democrats||Raema Walker||1,836||4.2||−0.5|
|Total formal votes||43,783||94.5||+0.1|
- "Auburn". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "Labor has `let down heartland' O'Farrell".
- "Eight Western Sydney Labor MPs rebel against Nathan Rees on Parklea prison privatisation".
- State Electoral District of Auburn: First Preference Votes, NSWEC.
- State Electoral District of Auburn: Distribution of Preferences, NSWEC.