2004 Profile of the division of Bradfield

Updated: 29 September 2011


New South Wales

Name Derivation:

Named after John Bradfield 1867–1943, engineer and bridge designer.

Area and Location Description:

Bradfield covers an area of approximately 97 sq km. The main suburbs include Castle Cove, Chatswood CBD, Gordon, Killara, Lindfield, Middle Cove, Pymble, Roseville, St. Ives, Turramurra, Wahroonga, Warrawee, West Chatswood and West Pymble.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Light manufacturing, service industries, Chatswood CBD and shopping centre, commercial businesses and government offices.

First Proclaimed/Election:


Demographic Rating:

Inner Metropolitan


  • NELSON, B (LP) 1996–
  • CONNOLLY, D M (LP) 1974–1996
  • TURNER, H B (LP) 1952–1974
  • HUGHES, W M (LP) 1949–1952

Current Member Details:

See the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

See Divisional Office Contact Details

2004 Federal Election Results:

  • Enrolment: 90 021
  • Informal Vote: 4.35%
  • Turnout: 93.81%
  • Seat Status: Safe Liberal
  • Two Party Preferred: LP: 68.51% | ALP: 31.49%

Further information:

For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.