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Electoral district of Monaro

Monaro, briefly known as Maneroo, is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by John Barilaro of The Nationals.

Monaro
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
NSW Electoral District 2019 - Monaro.png
Location in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
Dates current1858–1920
1927–present
MPJohn Barilaro
PartyThe Nationals
Electors56,951 (2019)
Area20,479.02 km2 (7,907.0 sq mi)

Monaro is a regional district in the south of the state. It encompasses the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council and Snowy Monaro Regional Council. Its significant population centres include Queanbeyan, Bungendore, Braidwood, Cooma, Bombala, Captains Flat, Nimmitabel, Bredbo, Michelago, Berridale, Jindabyne and Adaminaby.[1]

HistoryEdit

The electorate was created in 1856 for the First Parliament under the name Maneroo, derived from an Aboriginal name for the area, now spelt Monaro. It was renamed Monaro for the second Parliament in February 1858. It elected two members between 1880 and 1894. In 1894, single-member electorates were introduced statewide and part of the electorate, (including Bombala), was absorbed into Eden-Bombala. In 1913, it absorbed much of the Electoral district of Queanbeyan, including Queanbeyan, which is its major city. In 1920, with the introduction of proportional representation, it was absorbed into Goulburn, along with Bega. It was recreated in 1927.

Members for MonaroEdit

First incarnation (1858-1920)Edit

1858–1880, 1 member
Member Party Term
  Daniel Egan [2] None 1858–1859
  Alexander Hamilton [3] None 1859–1860
  Thomas Garrett [4] None 1860–1864
  James Martin [5] None 1864–1865
  William Grahame [6] None 1865–1869
  Daniel Egan [2] None 1870–1870
  James Hart [7] None 1870–1872
  William Grahame [6] None 1872–1874
  Alexander Montague [8] None 1875–1877
  John Murphy [9] None 1877–1880
1880–1894, 2 members
Member Party Term Member Party Term
  Henry Badgery [10] None 1880–1885   Robert Tooth [11] None 1880–1884
  David Ryrie [12] None 1884–1885
  Henry Dawson [13] None 1885–1887   Harold Stephen [14] None 1885–1887
  Protectionist 1887–1894   Thomas O'Mara [15] Independent Protectionist 1887–1889
  Harold Stephen [14] Protectionist 1889–1889
  Gus Miller [16] Protectionist 1889–1894
1894–1920, 1 member
Member Party Term
  Gus Miller [16] Protectionist 1894–1901
  Labour 1901–1918
  John Bailey [17] Labor 1918–1920

Second incarnation (1927-present)Edit

1927–present 1 member
Member Party Term
  William Hedges [18] Country 1927–1941
  John Seiffert [19] Labor 1941–1950
  Independent Labor 1950–1953
  Labor 1953–1965
  Steve Mauger [20] Liberal 1965–1976
  John Akister [21] Labor 1976–1988
  Peter Cochran [22] National 1988–1999
  Peter Webb [23] National 1999–2003
  Steve Whan [24] Labor 2003–2011
  John Barilaro [25] National 2011–present

Election resultsEdit

2019 New South Wales state election: Monaro[26][27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National John Barilaro 25,868 52.31 +3.58
Labor Bryce Wilson 13,431 27.16 −13.44
Greens Peter Marshall 3,913 7.91 +0.08
Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Mick Holton 3,848 7.78 +7.78
Independent Andrew Thaler 1,229 2.49 +2.49
Animal Justice Frankie Seymour 1,159 2.34 +2.34
Total formal votes 49,448 97.42 +0.03
Informal votes 1,310 2.58 −0.03
Turnout 50,758 89.13 −0.30
Two-party-preferred result
National John Barilaro 27,723 61.61 +9.08
Labor Bryce Wilson 17,276 38.39 −9.08
National hold Swing +9.08

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Monaro". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Mr Daniel Egan (1803–1870)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Mr Alexander Hamilton (1816-1869)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Mr Thomas Garrett (1830-1891)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Sir James Martin (1820–1886)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  6. ^ a b "Mr William Grahame (1) (1808–1890)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  7. ^ "Mr James Hart (1825-1873)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Mr Alexander Montague (1815-1898)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  9. ^ "Mr John Murphy (1821-1883)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  10. ^ "Mr Henry Septimus Badgery (1840-1917)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  11. ^ "Mr Robert Lucas Tooth (1844-1915)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  12. ^ "Mr David Ryrie (1829-1893)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  13. ^ "Mr Henry Dawson (1849-1919)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  14. ^ a b "Mr Harold Wilberforce Hindmarsh Stephen (1841-1889)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  15. ^ "Mr Thomas Chrysostom O'Mara (1847-1891)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  16. ^ a b "Mr Gustave Thomas Carlisle Miller (1852–1918)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  17. ^ "Mr John Bailey (1871-1947)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  18. ^ "Mr William Whaley Hedges (1881-1962)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  19. ^ "Mr John Wesley Seiffert (1905-1965)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  20. ^ "Mr Stephen George Mauger (1920-1976)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  21. ^ "John Akister (1937- )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 27 April 2019.
  22. ^ "Mr Peter Lachlan Cochran (1945– )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  23. ^ "Mr Peter William Webb (1953- )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  24. ^ "Mr Steven James Robert Whan (1964- )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  25. ^ "The Hon. (John) Giovanni Domenic Barilaro MP". Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 5 April 2019.
  26. ^ "Monaro: First Preference Votes". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  27. ^ "Monaro: Distribution of Preferences". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 September 2019.