Electoral district of Oatley

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New South WalesLegislative Assembly
Nsw electoral district oatley 2015.svg
Location within Sydney
StateNew South Wales
Dates current1927–1930
MPMark Coure
PartyLiberal Party
Electors54,074 (2017)
Area28.46 km2 (11.0 sq mi)
Electorates around Oatley:
East Hills Lakemba Canterbury
East Hills Oatley Kogarah
Miranda Miranda Rockdale

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.

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]


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


  1. ^ "Oatley". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 21 April 2015.
  2. ^ State Electoral District of Oatley: First Preference Votes, NSWEC.
  3. ^ State Electoral District of Oatley: Distribution of Preferences, NSWEC.

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