2004 Profile of the division of Lingiari

Updated: 29 September 2011


Northern Territory

Name Derivation:

Named in honour of Vincent Lingiari OAM 1908–88, who was a member of the Gurindji people from the Victoria River District.

Area and Location Description:

Lingiari covers an area of approximately 1 347 849 sq km of the Northern Territory and both the Christmas and Cocos Islands.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Cattle, tourism, horticulture, fishing, light industry in Alice Springs, bauxite, copper, gold and uranium mining.

First Proclaimed/Election:

2000/2001 (Previously part of the Division of Northern Territory – 1922–2000.)

Demographic Rating:



  • SNOWDON, W (ALP) 2001–

Current Member Details:

See the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

See Divisional Office Contact Details

2004 Federal Election Results:

  • Enrolment: 58 205
  • Informal Vote: 4.94%
  • Turnout: 77.71%
  • Seat Status: Fairly Safe Labor
  • Two Party Preferred: LP: 42.34% | ALP: 57.66%

Further information:

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