Tasmania—House of Assembly
Map showing the Division of Braddon, as of the 2018 Tasmanian state election.
|MP|| Shane Broad (Labor)|
Anita Dow (Labor)
Roger Jaensch (Liberal)
Jeremy Rockliff (Liberal)
Joan Rylah (Liberal)
|Party||Labor (2), Liberal (3)|
|Namesake||Sir Edward Braddon|
|Area||20,826 km2 (8,041.0 sq mi)|
The electoral division of Braddon (named Darwin until 1955) is one of the five electorates in the Tasmanian House of Assembly, it includes north-west and western Tasmania as well as King Island. Braddon takes its name from the former Premier of Tasmania, Sir Edward Braddon. The division shares its name and boundaries with the federal division of Braddon.
Braddon and the other House of Assembly electoral divisions are each represented by five members elected under the Hare-Clark electoral system.
Prior to 1955, the electorate was known as Darwin. The electoral constituency includes; King Island, the North-west towns of Devonport, Burnie, Wynyard, Ulverstone, Penguin, and Smithton, as well as the West Coast towns of Strahan, Zeehan and Queenstown.
|1909||James Belton||Labor||Herbert Payne||Anti-Socialist||James Ogden||Labor||James Long||Labor||Joshua Whitsitt||Anti-Socialist||Benjamin Watkins||Labor|
|1922||Frank Marriott||Nationalist||Richard Franks||Country|
|1931||Thomas Butler||Nationalist||Thomas d'Alton||Labor|
|1934||Frank Edwards||Nationalist||Jack Chamberlain||Nationalist||Joseph McGrath||Labor|
|1941||James Bugg||Labor||Henry McFie||Nationalist|
|1946||Eric Reece||Labor||Liberal||Carrol Bramich||Labor||Liberal||Charley Aylett||Labor||John Fidler||Liberal|
|1959||Lloyd Costello||Labor||Joseph Britton||Labor|
|1964||Geoff Chisholm||Labor||Wilfred Barker||Liberal|
|1972||Glen Davies||Labor||Ray Bonney||Liberal|
|1975||Joseph Britton||Labor||John Coughlan||Labor|
|1976||Michael Field||Labor||Ron Cornish||Liberal||Roger Groom||Liberal|
|1986||Tony Rundle||Liberal||Michael Weldon||Labor||Bill Bonde||Liberal||Greg Peart||Labor|
|1997||Mike Gard||Labor||Carole Cains||Liberal|
|1998||Bryan Green||Labor||Steve Kons||Labor|
|2002||Jeremy Rockliff||Liberal||Brett Whiteley||Liberal|
|2010||Adam Brooks||Liberal||Paul O'Halloran||Greens|
|2014||Joan Rylah||Liberal||Roger Jaensch||Liberal|
The House of Assembly, or Lower House, is one of the two chambers of the Parliament of Tasmania in Australia. The other is the Legislative Council or Upper House. It sits in Parliament House in the state capital, Hobart.
The Division of Braddon is an Australian electoral division in the state of Tasmania. The current MP is Gavin Pearce of the Liberal Party, who was elected at the 2019 federal election.
The Division of Darwin was an Australian Electoral Division in Tasmania.
Eric Elliott Reece, AC was Premier of Tasmania on two occasions: from 26 August 1958 to 26 May 1969, and from 3 May 1972 to 31 March 1975. His 13 years as premier remains the second longest in Tasmania's history, Only Robert Cosgrove has served for a longer period as premier. He was the first Premier of Tasmania to have been born in the 20th century.
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