2004 Profile of the division of Hasluck

Updated: 29 September 2011


Western Australia

Name Derivation:

Named after Sir Paul Hasluck 1905–93, Diplomat, Cabinet Minister and the first Western Australian born Governor-General of Australia and his wife Dame Alexandra Hasluck 1908–93, a noted author.

Area and Location Description:

Hasluck covers an area of approximately 227 sq km from West Swan in the north to Gosnells in the south and is bordered by the foothills of the Darling Range to the east and the Midland to Kwinana freight rail line to the west. The division includes the majority of the City of Gosnells, the western portion of the Shire of Kalamunda and parts of the Shire of Mundaring and City of Swan. It includes the suburbs of Gosnells, Guildford, Kalamunda, Maddington, Midland and Thornlie.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Mainly retail, transport and service industries with some light industry, market gardens and vineyards.

First Proclaimed/Election:


Demographic Rating:

Outer Metropolitan


  • HENRY, S (LP)–
  • JACKSON, S (ALP) 2001–2004

Current Member Details:

See the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

See Divisional Office Contact Details

2004 Federal Election Results:

  • Enrolment: 80 544
  • Informal Vote: 4.98%
  • Turnout: 93.49%
  • Seat Status: Marginal Liberal
  • Two Party Preferred: LP: 51.82% | ALP: 48.18%

Further information:

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