Electoral district of Harvey

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Harvey
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
State Western Australia
Dates current1950–1962
Namesake Harvey

Harvey was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia from 1950 to 1962.

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 based on the town of Harvey lying to the south of Perth. The seat's only member was Liberal Country League MP Iven Manning, who went on to become the member for Wellington after its abolition.

Harvey, Western Australia Town in Western Australia

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Perth City in Western Australia

Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia (WA). It is named after the city of Perth, Scotland and is the fourth-most populous city in Australia, with a population of 2.06 million living in Greater Perth. Perth is part of the South West Land Division of Western Australia, with the majority of the metropolitan area located on the Swan Coastal Plain, a narrow strip between the Indian Ocean and the Darling Scarp. The first areas settled were on the Swan River at Guildford, with the city's central business district and port (Fremantle) both later founded downriver.

Iven Wemyss Manning was an Australian politician who was a Liberal Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia from 1950 to 1974.

Members

MemberPartyTerm
  Iven Manning Liberal Country League 1950–1962


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