2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of Grayndler

Updated: 9 February 2011


New South Wales

Name Derivation:

Named after Edward Grayndler 1867–1943, a Member of the New South Wales Legislative Council 1921–34 and 1936–43. He was also appointed General Secretary of the Australian Workers' Union in 1912.

Area and Location Description:

Grayndler covers an area of approximately 32 sq km in the inner-southern Sydney metropolitan area. The main suburbs include Ashfield, Dulwich Hill, Enmore, Haberfield, Hurlstone Park, Leichhardt, Lewisham, Lilyfield, Marrickville, Petersham, Stanmore, Summer Hill, Sydenham, Tempe and parts of Annandale, Ashbury, Camperdown, Canterbury, Newtown, and St Peters.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Manufacturing and service industries, engineering works.

First Proclaimed/Election:


Demographic Rating:

Inner Metropolitan


  • Albanese, A (ALP) 1996–
  • McHugh, J (ALP) 1993–1996
  • McLeay, L B (ALP) 1979–1993
  • Stewart, F E (ALP) 1977–1979
  • Whitlam, A P (ALP) 1975–1977
  • Daly, F M (ALP) 1949–1975

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 Grayndler

Further information:

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