Electoral district of Esperance-Dundas

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Esperance-Dundas
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
State Western Australia
Dates current1983–1989
Namesake Esperance; Shire of Dundas

Esperance-Dundas was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia from 1983 to 1989.

The Western Australian Legislative Assembly is elected from 59 single-member electoral districts. These districts are often referred to as electorates or seats.

Western Australian Legislative Assembly legislature of the State of Western Australia

The Western Australian Legislative Assembly, or lower house, is one of the two chambers of the Parliament of Western Australia, an Australian state. The Parliament sits in Parliament House in the Western Australian capital, Perth.

The district was located in the Goldfields-Esperance region, extending from Esperance on the south coast northwards to Norseman and including some Kalgoorlie suburbs. It was formed from parts of the former electorates of Yilgarn-Dundas and Roe at the 1983 state election.

Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia

The Goldfields-Esperance region is one of the nine regions of Western Australia. It is located in the south eastern corner of Western Australia, and comprises the local government areas of Coolgardie, Dundas, Esperance, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Laverton, Leonora, Menzies, Ngaanyatjarraku and Ravensthorpe.

Esperance, Western Australia Town in Western Australia

Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720 kilometres (450 mi) east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. The urban population of Esperance was 12,145 at June 2018. Its major industries are tourism, agriculture, and fishing.

Norseman, Western Australia Town in Western Australia

Norseman is a town located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia along the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway, 726 kilometres (451 mi) east of Perth and 278 metres (912 ft) above sea level. It is also the starting point of the Eyre Highway, and the last major town in Western Australia before the South Australian border 720 kilometres (447 mi) to the east. At the 2016 census, Norseman had a population of almost 600.

It existed for just two terms of parliament, and was represented in that time by Labor member Julian Grill, who had previously been the member for Yilgarn-Dundas. Following the abolition of Esperance-Dundas at the 1989 state election, Grill became the member for Eyre.

Australian Labor Party (Western Australian Branch) Western Australian state branch of the Australian Labor Party

The Australian Labor Party , commonly known as WA Labor, is the Western Australian branch of the Australian Labor Party. It is the current governing party of Western Australia since winning the 2017 election under Mark McGowan.

Julian Fletcher Grill is an Australian former politician. Grill was a member of the Parliament of Western Australia between 1977 and 2001.

Yilgarn-Dundas was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia from 1977 to 1983.

Members for Esperance-Dundas

MemberPartyTerm
  Julian Grill Labor 1983–1989


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