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Armadale electorate profile

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Dr Antonio (Tony) Buti was educated at The University of Western Australia, Australian National University, Oxford University and Yale Law School where he undertook a second doctorate.

Dr Buti lectured in law at The University of Western Australia and has written books, articles and other publications on the removal of Aboriginal children from their families, the death penalty, human rights, British child migrants, trusts law and sports law.

His recent biography on Sir Ronald Wilson won the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards 2007 Premier’s Prize and the Non-Fiction Prize and has been nominated (with the support of Justice Michael Kirby) for the 2007 Prime Minister’s Prize in Australian History.

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Statistical Profile of the Armadale Electorate

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About the Armadale Electorate

Number of Electors: 25,808 (9 March 2015)
Source: Western Australian Electoral Commission. State Electorate Information.
Nomenclature
Armadale derives its name from the railway station of Armadale which was established there in 1893. It is named after either of two Scottish towns of this name, one west of Edinburgh and the other on the North coast of Scotland.
Suburbs/Towns
Armadale, Brookdale, Camillo, Champion Lakes, Forrestdale *, Haynes, Hilbert, Kelmscott *, Mt Nasura, Mt Richon *, Seville Grove, Wungong
* = Suburb/Town split between more than one District.
Schools
Government: Armadale Senior High School; Cecil Andrews Senior High School; Challis Primary School; Grovelands Primary School; Gwynne Park Primary School; Kelmscott Primary School; Kelmscott Senior High School; Kingsley Primary School; Neerigen Brook Primary School; Westfield Park Primary School; Willandra Primary School

Other: Australian Christian College; Dale Christian School; John Calvin Christian College; John Wollaston Anglican Community School; Kelmscott John Calvin School; Pioneer Village School; Sowilo Community High School; Xavier Catholic School
Local Newspapers:
Examiner
Comment News
Books about Armadale:
  • Daphne Popham: First stage South - a history of the Armadale - Kelmscott district (204p. Town of Armadale, 1980)
  • Kim Fletcher: Spanning the years 1894-1994 - a pictorial history of Armadale Kelmscott (52p. Armadale Kelmscott Historical Society, 1994)
 

2017 Election Result

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Successive Members for the Armadale District

Robert Pearce
Robert John Pearce

Constituency created under Redistribution of Seats 1982

NamePartyTerm
Robert John Pearce Australian Labor Party 1983 - 1993
Elsie Kay Hallahan Australian Labor Party 1993 - 1996
Alannah Geraldine Joan MacTiernan Australian Labor Party 1996 - 2010
Antonio (Tony) de Paulo Buti Australian Labor Party 2010 -
b = by-election