Electoral district of Oatley

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Oatley
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
Nsw electoral district oatley 2015.svg
Location within Sydney
State New South Wales
Dates current 1927–1930
2007–present
MP Mark Coure
Party Liberal Party of Australia
Area 28.46 km2 (11.0 sq mi)

Oatley is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales in Sydney's St George district. It is currently held by Mark Coure of the Liberal Party of Australia.

Oatley includes the suburbs of Connells Point, Hurstville Grove, Kyle Bay, Lugarno, Mortdale, Oatley, Peakhurst, Peakhurst Heights and parts of Beverly Hills, Blakehurst, Hurstville, Narwee, Penshurst, Riverwood and South Hurstville.[1]

History[edit]

Oatley was first created in 1927, with the breakup of the multi-member St George. In 1930, it was abolished and largely replaced by Kogarah. It was recreated for the 2007 election largely replacing the abolished district of Georges River.

Members for Oatley[edit]

First incarnation (1927—1930)
Member Party Term
  Mark Gosling Labor 1927–1930
Second incarnation (2007—present)
Member Party Term
  Kevin Greene Labor 2007–2011
  Mark Coure Liberal 2011–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Oatley[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Mark Coure 24,617 51.1 +4.0
Labor O'Bray Smith 17,536 36.4 −2.6
Greens Philippa Clark 3,576 7.4 −1.5
Christian Democrats Wayne Lawrence 1,507 3.1 −1.6
No Land Tax Dean Eades 894 1.9 +1.9
Total formal votes 48,130 96.7 +0.7
Informal votes 1,617 3.3 −0.7
Turnout 49,747 92.9 −2.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Mark Coure 25,696 56.6 +2.8
Labor O'Bray Smith 19,684 43.4 −2.8
Liberal hold Swing +2.8

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