Electoral district of Burns Beach

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Burns Beach
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
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Location of Burns Beach (dark green) in the Perth metropolitan area
State Western Australia
Dates current2017–present
MP Mark Folkard
Party Labor
Namesake Burns Beach
Electors 29,974 (2021)
Area40 km2 (15.4 sq mi)
Demographic North Metropolitan Region
Coordinates 33°20′S115°40′E / 33.33°S 115.66°E / -33.33; 115.66 Coordinates: 33°20′S115°40′E / 33.33°S 115.66°E / -33.33; 115.66

Burns Beach is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia. It is located in Perth's northern suburbs, and named after the suburb of Burns Beach.

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Geography

Burns Beach includes the suburbs of Burns Beach, Mindarie, Quinns Rocks, Clarkson, Tamala Park, Kinross, as well as portions of Currambine and Neerabup. It is bounded by Hampshire Drive, Marmion Avenue and Hester Avenue to the north; Wanneroo Road to the east; Joondalup Drive, Moore Drive, and Burns Beach Road to the south; and the Indian Ocean to the west. [1]

History

Burns Beach was created by the Western Australian Electoral Commission in a 2015 redistribution, and gained its first member at the 2017 state election. It incorporates areas that previously fell into the seats of Butler, Joondalup and Ocean Reef.

The district boundaries were redistributed in 2019 and saw the suburbs of Iluka and part of Joondalup being removed while the suburb Quinns Rocks was added. [2]

Members for Burns Beach

MemberPartyTerm
  Mark Folkard Labor 2017–present

Election results

2021 Western Australian state election: Burns Beach [3]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Mark Folkard 10,79070.2+25.9
Liberal Trish Botha2,91319.0−18.5
Greens Louis Marchant8035.2−3.9
Christians Graeme Offereins4072.6+0.6
No Mandatory Vaccination Meredith Campbell3252.1+2.1
WAxit Peter Rosengrave1320.9−0.3
Total formal votes15,37096.9+2.2
Informal votes4943.1−2.2
Turnout 15,86452.9−30.6
Results are not final. Last updated on 15 March 2021 at 6:30 pm AWST

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References

  1. 2019 Final Boundaries by Region and District, Western Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 14 February 2021.
  2. "State election boundary shake-up". Community News. 28 November 2019. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  3. 2021 State General Election – Burns Beach District Results, WAEC