Electoral district of Girrawheen

Electoral district of Girrawheen

Infobox Australian Electorate
name = Girrawheen
state = wa


caption =
lifespan = 1996–present
mp = Margaret Quirk
mp-party = Labor
namesake = Girrawheen
area = 19
class = North Metropolitan

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

The district is based in Perth's northern suburbs. Politically, it is a safe Labor seat.

Geography

Girrawheen is located in Perth's northern suburbs. It is bounded to the west by the Mitchell Freeway, to the south by the Reid Highway and to the east by Mirrabooka Avenue. Its northern-most boundary is Hepburn Avenue. The districts includes the suburbs of Girrawheen, Marangaroo, Balga, Warwick and a large section of Hamersley.

History

Girrawheen was first created for the 1996 state election. It largely replaced the abolished district of Marangaroo.

Members for Girrawheen

External links

* ABC Election Profiles: [http://www.abc.net.au/elections/wa/2005/guide/girr.htm 2005] [http://www.abc.net.au/elections/wa/2008/guide/girr.htm 2008]
* WAEC District Maps: [http://boundarieswa.com/1994/Boundaries/North-Metropolitan/Girrawheen/ 1996–2005] [http://boundarieswa.com/2003/Boundaries/North-Metropolitan/Girrawheen/ 2005–2008] [http://boundarieswa.com/2007/Final-Boundaries/North-Metropolitan/Girrawheen/ 2008–]


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