Suburbs in the Federal Electorate of Hughes
ELECTORATE of HUGHES
Kelly, C (LP) 2010 –
Vale, D (LP) 1996 – 2010
Tickner, R E (ALP) 1984 – 1996
Johnson, L R (ALP) 1969 – 1983
Dobie, J D (LP) 1966 – 1969
Johnson, L R (ALP) 1955 – 1966
Alfords Point, Bangor, Barden Ridge, Bonnet Bay, Como, Engadine, Grays Point, parts of Gymea, Hammondville, Heathcote, Holsworthy, Illawong, Jannali, Kareela, Kirrawee, Loftus, Lucas Heights, Menai, Moorebank, Oyster Bay, Pleasure Point, Sandy Point, Sutherland, Voyager Point, Wattle Grove, Waterfall, Woronora, Woronora Heights and Yarrawarrah.
Previous members to represent the seat of Hughes include:
The Hughes electorate was first established in 1955 and named after William Hughes (1862–1952), who was the Prime Minister of Australia from 1915-1923.
The Hughes electorate covers an area of approximately 369 sq km with the Georges River, Hume Hwy and Terminus Street forming the western boundary. The Cabramatta Creek, Georges River, Milperra Road, Queen Street and Uranus Road make up the boundary to the north. The Illawarra Railway line and Woronora River form the eastern boundary. Hughes encompasses the local government areas of Bankstown, Liverpool and Sutherland with Liverpool and Sutherland LGA's providing the boundary to the south.
Hughes is home to over 140,000 people and features an atomic reactor, light manufacturing industries, army barracks and a military reserve.