Named after Dorothea Mackellar (1885–1968), a famous Australian poet and novelist.
233 sq km
Mackellar covers an area from the northern part of Palm Beach, south to Dee Why and west to Duffys Forest. The main suburbs include Avalon, Bayview, Beacon Hill, Belrose, Bilgola Plateau, Church Point, Clareville, Collaroy, Cottage Point, Cromer, Davidson, Dee Why, Duffys Forest, Frenchs Forest (part), Forestville (part), Ingleside, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase, Mona Vale, Morning Bay, Narrabeen, Narraweena, Newport, Palm Beach, Scotland Island, Terrey Hills and Warriewood.
Products/industries of the area:
Light manufacturing, service industries, commercial wholesale and retail trades and tourism.
Outer Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and containing large areas of recent suburban expansion.
The AEC acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters, culture and community. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.