2004 Profile of the division of Brand

Updated: 29 September 2011


Western Australia

Name Derivation:

Named after Sir David Brand 1912–79, Premier of Western Australia 1959–71, Member of the Legislative Assembly 1945–75.

Area and Location Description:

Brand covers an area of approximately 430 sq km from Rowley Road in the north to the Peel Inlet in the south, and also includes Garden Island. The main towns are Kwinana, Mandurah and Rockingham.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Heavy industry in the Kwinana industrial area, alumina refining, tourism and the naval base, HMAS Stirling, on Garden Island.

First Proclaimed/Election:


Demographic Rating:



  • BEAZLEY, K (ALP) 1996–
  • FATIN, W F (ALP) 1984–1996

Current Member Details:

See the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

See Divisional Office Contact Details

2004 Federal Election Results:

  • Enrolment: 84 223
  • Informal Vote: 5.80%
  • Turnout: 93.41%
  • Seat Status: Marginal Labor
  • Two Party Preferred: LP: 45.35% | ALP: 54.65%

Further information:

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