Profile of the electoral division of Bean (ACT)

Updated: 17 August 2022
Australian Capital Territory
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
13 July 2018
First election this name was used at:
2019 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
2019 federal election
Maps and data
A4 map of the electoral division of Bean (2018) [PDF 594KB]
Map of the Division of Bean (2018) [PDF 6.67MB]
Download GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named after Charles Edwin Woodrow Bean, 1879–1968, Australia's official correspondent to the Australian Imperial Force in World War One, editor of the Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918 and primary advocate to establish the Australian War Memorial.
1,913 sq km
Location description

The Division of Bean covers an area in the south of the ACT consisting of the Districts of:

  • Booth,
  • Coree,
  • Cotter River,
  • Mount Clear,
  • Paddys River,
  • Rendezvous Creek,
  • Stromlo,
  • Tennent,
  • Tuggeranong,
  • part of Jerrabomberra,
  • part of Molonglo Valley,
  • part of Weston Creek, and
  • part of Woden Valley

The Division of Bean also includes Norfolk Island.

Demographic Rating:
Inner Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and consisting of well-established built-up suburbs
Current member details:

Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website

Previous members:

The first member was elected at the 2019 federal general election.

Former members for any electoral division can be found by searching ‘Electoral divisions’ or ‘Members of the House of Representatives since 1901’ in the historical information section of the Parliamentary Handbook.

AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information:
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.