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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.

Australian House of Representatives Division
NamesakeGeorge Evans


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

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