2004 Profile of the division of Warringah

Updated: 30 September 2011


New South Wales

Name Derivation:

Named after the area in which it is located.

Area and Location Description:

Warringah covers an area of approximately 56 sq km from Mosman Bay in the south to Dee Why Lagoon in the north and Davidson State Park in the west. The main suburbs include Allambie Heights, Balgowlah, Balgowlah Heights, Beacon Hill, Brookvale, Curl Curl, Dee Why, Fairlight, Forestville, Harbord, Killarney Heights, Manly, Manly Vale, Mosman, Queenscliff and Seaforth.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Light manufacturing, service and leisure industries.

First Proclaimed/Election:


Demographic Rating:

Inner Metropolitan


  • ABBOTT, T (LP) 1994–
  • MACKELLAR, M J R (LP) 1969–1994
  • ST JOHN, E H (LP) 1966–1969
  • COCKLE, J S (LP) 1961–1966
  • BLAND, F A (LP) 1951–1961
  • SPENDER, P C (UAP/LP) 1937–1951
  • PARKHILL, R A (NAT/UAP) 1927–1937
  • RYRIE, G (NAT) 1922–1927

Current Member Details:

See the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

See Divisional Office Contact Details

2004 Federal Election Results:

  • Enrolment: 85 347
  • Informal Vote: 5.89%
  • Turnout: 93.15%
  • Seat Status: Safe Liberal
  • Two Party Preferred: LP: 60.48% | ALP: 39.52%

Further information:

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