Electoral district of Coogee

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New South WalesLegislative Assembly
Nsw electoral district coogee 2015.svg
Location within Sydney
StateNew South Wales
Dates current1927–present
MPBruce Notley-Smith
PartyLiberal Party
Electors55,937 (2017)
Area12.69 km2 (4.9 sq mi)
Electorates around Coogee:
Sydney Vaucluse Pacific Ocean
Heffron Coogee Pacific Ocean
Maroubra Maroubra Pacific Ocean

Coogee is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Bruce Notley-Smith of the Liberal Party.

Coogee includes the suburbs of Bondi, Bondi Junction, Bronte, Clovelly, Coogee, Queens Park, South Coogee, Tamarama and Waverley and parts of Kingsford, Maroubra, Randwick and The University of NSW.[1]

Members for Coogee[edit]

Member Party Period
  Hyman Goldstein Nationalist 1927–1928
  John Dunningham Nationalist 1928–1931
  United Australia 1931–1938
  Thomas Mutch United Australia 1938–1941
  Lou Cunningham Labor 1941–1948
  Kevin Ellis Liberal 1948–1953
  Lou Walsh Labor 1953–1956
  Kevin Ellis Liberal 1956–1962
  Lou Walsh Labor 1962–1965
  (Sir) Kevin Ellis Liberal 1965–1973
  Ross Freeman Liberal 1973–1974
  Michael Cleary Labor 1974–1991
  Ernie Page Labor 1991–2003
  Paul Pearce Labor 2003–2011
  Bruce Notley-Smith Liberal 2011–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Coogee[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Bruce Notley-Smith 21,564 46.6 −1.1
Labor Paul Pearce 15,073 32.5 +6.8
Greens Lindsay Shurey 8,609 18.6 −2.8
No Land Tax Victoria Gervay-Ruben 612 1.3 +1.3
Christian Democrats Linda Dinkha 464 1.0 −0.4
Total formal votes 46,322 97.6 +0.5
Informal votes 1,117 2.4 −0.5
Turnout 47,439 87.3 −1.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Bruce Notley-Smith 22,517 52.9 −5.4
Labor Paul Pearce 20,031 47.1 +5.4
Liberal hold Swing −5.4


  1. ^ "Coogee". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  2. ^ State Electoral District of Coogee: First Preference Votes, NSWEC.
  3. ^ State Electoral District of Coogee: Distribution of Preferences, NSWEC.

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