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Electorate Profiles

District of Stirling (South West Region)


Sitting Member
Election Results
Statistical Snapshot
Nomenclature
Successive Members
Area
Suburbs & Towns
Local Governments
Local Newspapers
Maps
Other Electorates



Sitting Member of Parliament
Name: Donald Terrence (Terry) Redman
Party: National


Election Results
WA State General Election Results 2005
Stirling : Legislative Assembly Electorate Results 2001
Stirling : Booth Results 2001
More election results and analysis


Statistical Snapshot
These Basic Community Profiles (BCP) provide tables containing key census characteristics of persons, families and dwellings for this state election district. The information was collected from the 1996, 2001 and 2007 Census of Population and Housing.
Seat Abolished (2007 Redistribution)
BCP 2006 PDF
BCP 2001 (2003 Redistribution) PDF
BCP 2001 PDF
BCP 1996 PDF


Nomenclature
Stirling - What's in a name?

Named after the Stirling Range. The Range was named in 1835 by Surveyor General Roe after the Governor, James Stirling.

Source:
Western Australia. Geographic Names Committee. Department of Land Administration. Email, 24 May 2001.


Successive Members of Parliament for the District
Constituency created under Redistribution of Seats 1948
NamePartyTerm

Arthur Frederick Watts

Country Party

1950 - 1962

Clayton Clealand Bickley Mitchell

Country Party

1962 - 1971

Matthew Ernest Stephens

National Party

1971 - 1989

Montague (Monty) Grant House

National Party

1989 - 2005

Donald Terrence (Terry) Redman

National Party

2005 -


Source:
Black, David & Valerie Prescott. Election Statistics: Legislative Assembly of Western Australia, 1890-1996.
Perth, W.A. : Parliament of Western Australia and the Western Australian Electoral Commission, 1997.


Area (km2) 16,105

Source:
Western Australian Electoral Commission. State Electorate Information.
http://www.waec.wa.gov.au
Website accessed 28 February 2005.


Suburbs/Town within District
Big Grove, Bornholm, Bow Bridge, Cape Riche, Cheynes, Chorkerup, Cranbrook, Cuthbert, Denbarker, Denmark, Drome, Elleker, Forest Hill, Frankland, Frenchman Bay, Gledhow*, Gnowellen, Grasmere, Green Range, Green Valley, Greenrange, Hay, Hazelvale, Hunwick, Kalgan, Kendenup, Kentdale, King River, Kojaneerup, Kojaneerup South, Kordabup, Kronkup, Little Grove, Lower Kalgan, Lower King, Lowlands, Manypeaks, Marbelup, Mckail*, Millbrook, Milpara*, Mt Barker, Mundijup, Nanarup, Napier, Narrikup, Nornalup, Ocean Beach, Palmdale, Parryville, Peaceful Bay, Perillup, Porongurup, Redmond, Robinson, Rocky Gully, Scotsdale, Shadforth, South Stirling, Stirling Range National Park, Takalarup, Tenterden, Tingledale, Torbay, Torndirrup, Upper Kalgan, Walpole, Warrenup, Wellstead, William Bay, Willyung, Woogenellup & Youngs Siding.
* = Suburb/Town split between more than one District.

Source:
Western Australian Electoral Commission. State Electorate Information.
http://www.waec.wa.gov.au
Website accessed 28 February 2005.


Local Governments within District
City of Albany*
Shire of Cranbrook
Shire of Denmark
Shire of Manjimup*
Shire of Plantagenet
* = Local Government split between more than one District.

Source:
Western Australian Electoral Commission. State Electorate Information.
http://www.waec.wa.gov.au
Website accessed 28 February 2005.


Local Newspapers
Albany Advertiser
South Western Times
Denmark Bulletin


Source:
Western Australian Electoral Commission. State Electorate Information.
http://www.waec.wa.gov.au
Website accessed 28 February 2005.


Maps
Map of the District of Stirling PDF
Map of the South West Region PDF

Source:
Western Australian Electoral Commission. State Electorate Information.
http://www.waec.wa.gov.au
Website accessed 28 February 2005.






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