Named after Sir George Grey 1812–98, Governor of South Australia from 1841–45.
Area and Location Description:
Grey covers an area of approximately 904 881 sq km from the Western Australian, Northern Territory, Queensland and New South Wales borders to Marion Bay on the Yorke Peninsula and Eudunda in the south. The main towns include Ceduna, Port Lincoln, Whyalla, Port Augusta, Roxby Downs, Coober Pedy, Port Pirie, Kadina, Maitland, Orroroo, Peterborough, Burra and Eudunda.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Lead smelting, steel industry, tourism, fishing, oil, gas, opals, iron ore, uranium, wheat, cattle, wool, forestry, salt, slate, aquaculture, copper and gypsum.
Ramsey, R (LP) 2007–
Wakelin, B (LP) 1993–2007
O'Neil, L R T (ALP) 1983–1993
Wallis, L (ALP) 1969–1983
Jessop, D (LP) 1966–1969
Mortimor, J (ALP) 1963–1966
Russell, E H D (ALP) 1949–1963
Badman, A O (UAP/CP) 1937–1949
McBride, P A M (UAP) 1931–1937
Lacey, A W (ALP) 1922–1931
Poynton, A (FT/ALP/NAT) 1903–1922
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.