Electoral district of Katanning

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Katanning
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
State Western Australia
Dates current1904–19891
Namesake Katanning
Footnotes
1 known as Katanning-Roe 1983–1989

Katanning was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia from 1904 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 centred on the town of Katanning in the southern part of the state. The seat was a conservative electorate; it was never won by the Labor Party.

Katanning, Western Australia Town in Western Australia

Katanning is a town located 277 km south-east of Perth, Western Australia on the Great Southern Highway. At the 2016 census, Katanning had a population of 3,687.

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.

The district was known as Katanning-Roe from 1983, before it was finally abolished in 1989.

Members

Katanning (1904–1983)
MemberPartyTerm
  Frederick Piesse Independent 1904–1905
 Ministerial1905–1909
  Arnold Piesse Ministerial1909–1911
  Liberal 1911–1914
  Alec Thomson Liberal1914–1917
  Country 1917–1923
 Country (ECP)1923–1924
 Country1924–1930
 Arnold PiesseInd. Country1930–1933
 Country1933–1935
  Arthur Watts Country1935–1950
  Crawford Nalder Country1950–1974
  Dick Old National Country1974–1983
Katanning-Roe (1983–1989)
MemberPartyTerm
 Dick OldNational Country1983–1985
  Liberal 1985–1986
  Monty House National1986–1989


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