Elections > Macquarie Fields By-election 2005 > Seats
BARNARD, Ken - IND
CHAYTOR, Steven - ALP WINNER
FRASER, Nola - LP
PLANT, Denis - CDP
RAUE, Ben - GRN
VINNICOMBE, Bob - ONE
WOODGER, Janey - AFI
About Macquarie Fields
The Macquarie Fields district covers the following suburbs: Austral, West Hoxton, Hoxton Park, Prestons, Casula, Denham Court, Edmondson Park, Glenfield, Macquarie Fields, Varrowville, Ingleburn, Raby, St Andrews, Bow Bowing and Minto. The total area for this electorate is 105.19 square kilometres. The total number of electors enrolled is 57,174.
The seat was previously held by NSW Planning and Infrastructure Minister Craig Knowles (ALP), who resigned on 3 August, 2005. Prior to his election in 1990 his father, Stanley Alfred Knowles, held the seat.
This electorate has undergone several name changes in the last two deacades. From 1981-88, the seat was known as Ingleburn. The seat was then renamed Macquarie Fields during 1988-91, Moorebank during 1991-99 and now Macquarie Fields again. Macquarie Fields has experienced a growth of 3,000 new voters in the last two years.
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