Electoral district of South Coast

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South Coast
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
Nsw electoral district southcoast 2015.svg
Location in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
Dates current1927–present
MPShelley Hancock
PartyLiberal Party
Area2,799.02 km2 (1,080.7 sq mi)

South Coast is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Shelley Hancock of the Liberal Party. It incorporates almost all of the City of Shoalhaven to the south of the Shoalhaven river, notably Nowra, Ulladulla and Milton.

Members for South Coast[edit]

Member Party Period
  Henry Bate Nationalist 1927–1932
  United Australia 1932–1941
  Rupert Beale Independent 1941–1942
  Jack Beale Independent 1942–1948
  Liberal 1948–1973
  John Hatton Independent 1973–1995
  Eric Ellis Liberal 1995–1999
  Wayne Smith Labor 1999–2003
  Shelley Hancock Liberal 2003–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: South Coast[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Shelley Hancock 24,040 52.5 −7.5
Labor Fiona Phillips 13,915 30.4 +7.8
Greens Amanda Findley 5,927 12.9 −0.1
Christian Democrats Matt Rose 1,208 2.6 −1.8
No Land Tax Licio Mallia 706 1.5 +1.5
Total formal votes 45,796 96.9 +0.9
Informal votes 1,458 3.1 −0.9
Turnout 47,254 90.2 −1.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Shelley Hancock 25,136 59.6 −10.5
Labor Fiona Phillips 17,026 40.4 +10.5
Liberal hold Swing −10.5


External links[edit]

  • "South Coast". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 11 December 2018.