Commonwealth Electoral Division of North Sydney (NSW)

Updated: 3 November 2010

Boundary gazetted:

22 December 2009

Division name:

North Sydney


New South Wales


Current, boundary gazetted 22 December 2009 (former divisional profile)

Contact details:

Contact the North Sydney AEC divisional office

Name derivation:

Named after the area in which it is located.

Size & location description:

North Sydney covers an area of approximately 48 sq km from Sydney Harbour in the south to Fullers Road, Ashley St and Boundary St in the north and from Middle Harbour, Cammeray and Kirribilli in the east to Victoria Road, Pittwater Road and Lane Cove River in the west. Suburbs include Artarmon, Castle Cove, Cammeray, Castlecrag, Crows Nest, Greenwich, Henley, Hunters Hill, Huntleys Point, Kirribilli, Lane Cove, Lane Cove North, Lane Cove West, Lavender Bay, Linley Point, Longueville, McMahons Point, Milsons Point, Naremburn, North Willoughby, Northbridge, North Sydney, Northwood, Riverview, St Leonards, Waverton, Willoughby, Willoughby East, Wollstonecraft, Woolwich and parts of Chatswood, Chatswood West, Cremorne, Gladesville and Neutral Bay.

Maps & GIS data:

Products/industries of the area:

North Sydney is the third largest business centre in Australia. It contains communications, property and business services, and wholesale and retail industries.

First proclaimed/election:


Demographic rating:

Inner Metropolitan


  • Hockey, J (LP) 1996–
  • Mack, E C (IND) 1990–1996
  • Spender, J M (LP) 1980–1990
  • Graham, B W (LP) 1966–1980
  • Jack, W M (LP) 1949–1966
  • Hughes, W M (NAT/IND/NAT/UAP/LP) 1922–1949
  • Ryrie, G (LIB/NAT) 1911–1922
  • Edwards, G B (LIB) 1910–1911
  • Thompson, D (FT) 1901–1910

Current Member Details:

Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website

Further information:

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