Electoral district of Carine

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Carine
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
WA Election 2021 - Carine.png
Location of Carine (dark green) in the Perth metropolitan area
State Western Australia
Dates current1996–present
MP Paul Lilburne
Party Labor
Namesake Carine
Electors 30,702 (2021)
Area24 km2 (9.3 sq mi)
Demographic North Metropolitan
Coordinates 31°51′S115°46′E / 31.85°S 115.77°E / -31.85; 115.77 Coordinates: 31°51′S115°46′E / 31.85°S 115.77°E / -31.85; 115.77

Carine is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia.

Contents

The district is based in Perth's northern suburbs. Politically, it has been a safe Liberal seat but Paul Lilburne won it for the Labor Party for the first time at the 2021 election.

Geography

Carine is a beachside electorate located in Perth's northern suburbs. It is bounded to the east by the Mitchell Freeway, to the south by North Beach Road, Karrinyup Road and Reid Highway and to the west by the Indian Ocean. Its northern boundary consists of Hepburn Avenue. The districts includes the suburbs of Carine, Watermans Bay, Sorrento, Duncraig, Marmion and Karrinyup.

History

Carine was first created for the 1996 state election. It largely replaced the abolished district of Marmion.

The district boundaries were redistributed in 2019 and saw the suburbs of North Beach and Gwelup being removed while the suburb of Sorrento was added. [1]

Members for Carine

MemberPartyTerm
  Katie Hodson-Thomas Liberal 1996–2008
  Tony Krsticevic Liberal2008–2021
  Paul Lilburne Labor 2021–present

Election results

2021 Western Australian state election: Carine [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Tony Krsticevic 12,01244.4−5.8
Labor Paul Lilburne 11,99344.3+17.1
Greens Nicholas D'Alonzo2,3698.8−1.7
No Mandatory Vaccination A. Cox4901.8+1.8
WAxit Marilyn Tringas1970.7−0.7
Total formal votes27,06197.2+0.8
Informal votes7932.8−0.8
Turnout 27,85490.7−3.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Paul Lilburne 14,19552.5+12.7
Liberal Tony Krsticevic 12,86447.5−12.7
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +12.7

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References

  1. "State election boundary shake-up". Community News. 28 November 2019. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  2. 2021 State General Election – Carine District Results, WAEC