New South Wales
Named after John Watson 1867–1941, Prime Minister of Australia 27 April–12 August 1904.
Watson covers an area of approximately 37 sq km from Belfield and Campsie in the north to Hurstville in the south, Earlwood in the east and Punchbowl in the west. The main suburbs include Bardwell Park, Belmore, Campsie, Clemton Park, Earlwood, Roselands, Wiley Park and parts of Belfield, Beverly Hills, Bexley, Bexley North, Canterbury, Carlton, Hurstville, Kingsgrove, Lakemba, Narwee, Penshurst, Punchbowl and Riverwood.
Light manufacturing and service industries.
1992/1993 (Watson became a division in 1992 but was previously known as St George which became a division in 1948.)
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Divisional Office Contact Details
House of Representatives results for Watson
For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.