New South Wales
Named after John Hunter 1737–1821, second Governor of New South Wales 1795–99.
Hunter covers an area of approximately 10 593 sq km from Maitland in the east to Denman in the west, Muswellbrook in the north and south to Wollombi. The main towns include Branxton, Cessnock, Denman, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Muswellbrook, and Singleton.
Aluminium smelting, coal-mining, wine grapes, dairying, timber, clothing manufacture, wheat, wool, lambs, beef and dairy cattle, pigs, oats, hay, lucerne, fruit, vegetables, hardwood, timber milling, engineering works and stud farms. Liddell Power Station and Bays Water Power Station are also in the division.
See the Parliament of Australia website
See Divisional Office Contact Details
For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.