Central Province (Western Australia)

Central Province was an electoral province of the Legislative Council of Western Australia between 1894 and 1989. It elected three members between 1894 and 1965 and two members between 1965 and 1989.

MembersEdit

Three members (1894–1965)
Member 1 Party Term Member 2 Party Term Member 3 Party Term
  Edward Wittenoom None 1894–1898   Ernest Henty None 1894–1895   Hugh McKernan None 1894–1896
    William Alexander None 1895–1898  
      Richard Haynes None 1896–1902
  William Loton None 1898–1900   Frederic Whitcombe None 1898–1900  
  John Drew None 1900–1910    
    Con O'Brien Labor 1901–1904  
      Joseph Thomson None 1902–1908
    William Patrick None 1904–1910  
      Con O'Brien Labor 1908–1914
  Labor 1910–1918   Liberal 1910–1914  
    Country 1914–1916   Henry Carson Country 1914–1920
    James Hickey Labor 1916–1928  
  Joshua Mills Ind. Nat. 1918–1923    
      Thomas Moore Labor 1920–1926
  Country 1923–1924    
  Nationalist 1924    
  John Drew Labor 1924–1947    
      George Kempton Country 1926–1932
    Edmund Hall Country 1928–1947  
      Thomas Moore Labor 1932–1946
      Charles Simpson Liberal 1946–1950
    Les Logan Country 1947–1950  
  Harold Daffen Liberal 1947–1950    
Major reconstitution in 1950 – existing East Province effectively renamed Central Province and existing Central Province effectively renamed Midland Province.
  Garnet Wood Country 1950–1952   Charles Latham Country 1950–1960   Norm Baxter Country 1950–1958
  Leslie Diver Country 1952–1965    
      Charles Abbey Liberal 1958–1965
    Norm Baxter None 1960–1965  

Two members (1965–1989)
Member 1 Party Term Member 2 Party Term
  Leslie Diver Country 1965–1971   Norm Baxter Country 1965–1983
  Harry Gayfer Nat. Country 1974–1985  
    Gordon Atkinson Liberal 1983–1984
    Eric Charlton National (WA) 1984–1985
  National 1985–1989   National 1985–1989

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