2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of Gilmore

Updated: 9 February 2011


New South Wales

Name Derivation:

Named after Dame Mary Gilmore 1865–1962, a well known poet, author and journalist.

Area and Location Description:

Gilmore covers an area of approximately 5 529 sq km along the coast from Kiama in the north to Tomakin in the south, then west including much of the Monga, Budawang and Morton National Parks. Towns include Batehaven, Batemans Bay, Berry, Bomaderry, Gerringong, Kangaroo Valley, Kiama, Milton, Mogo, Nelligen, Nowra, Sussex Inlet and Ulladulla.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Tourism, timber, dairy and beef cattle, paper mill, brickworks, light engineering, dairy products, steel fabrication and fishing.

First Proclaimed/Election:


Demographic Rating:



  • Gash, J (LP) 1996–
  • Knott, P J (ALP) 1993–1996
  • Sharp, J R (NP) 1984–1993

Current Member Details:

Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

Divisional Office Contact Details

2007 Federal Election Results:

House of Representatives results for Gilmore

Further information:

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