New South Wales
Named after botanist Sir Joseph Banks 1743–1820, who accompanied Captain Cook on his voyage to Australia in 1770.
Banks covers an area of approximately 59 sq km bordered by the Georges River in the south and west, the Illawarra railway line, Penshurst Street, the East Hills railway line, Josephine Street and Belmore Road in the east, Rabaul Road, Marion Street and the Sydenham Bankstown railway line in the north. The main suburbs include East Hills, Lugarno, Manahan, Milperra, Padstow, Padstow Heights, Panania, Peakhurst, Peakhurst Heights, Picnic Point, Revesby Heights and parts of Bankstown, Beverly Hills, Mortdale, Narwee, Oatley, Penshurst, Punchbowl, Revesby and Riverwood.
Light manufacturing, commercial and service industries.
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.