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The Division of Evans was an Australian Electoral Division in New South Wales. The division was created in 1949 and abolished in 1977. It was named for George Evans, an early explorer. It was located in the inner western suburbs of Sydney, including Ashfield, Croydon and Drummoyne. It was a marginal seat, held by both the Australian Labor Party and the Liberal Party.

Evans
Australian House of Representatives Division
Created1949
Abolished1977
NamesakeGeorge Evans

MembersEdit

Image Member Party Term Notes
    Frederick Osborne
(1909–1996)
Liberal 10 December 1949
9 December 1961
Served as minister under Menzies. Lost seat
    James Monaghan
(1921–2007)
Labor 9 December 1961
30 November 1963
Lost seat
    Malcolm Mackay
(1919–1999)
Liberal 30 November 1963
2 December 1972
Served as minister under McMahon. Lost seat
    Allan Mulder
(1928–2009)
Labor 2 December 1972
13 December 1975
Lost seat
    John Abel
(1939–)
Liberal 13 December 1975
10 November 1977
Failed to win preselection for the Division of Lowe when Evans was abolished in 1977

Election resultsEdit