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Berowra
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Berowra (green) in New South Wales
Created 1969
MP Philip Ruddock
Party Liberal
Namesake Berowra, New South Wales
Electors 95,124 (2010)
Area 782 km2 (301.9 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
Berowa Waters Boathouse, North of Sydney, Australia (3517247713)
A boathouse at Berowa

The Division of Berowra is an Australian Electoral Division in New South Wales. It was created in 1969 and is named for the suburb of Berowra. It includes all or parts of the suburbs of Arcadia, Berowra, Brooklyn, Cheltenham, Cherrybrook, Cowan, Dangar Island, Galston, Glenorie, Maroota, Hornsby and Pennant Hills.

Members

Member Party Term
  Tom Hughes Liberal 1969–1972
  Harry Edwards Liberal 1972–1993
  Philip Ruddock Liberal 1993–2016
  Julian Leeser Liberal 2016-present

Philip Ruddock, was first elected to the Parliament in 1973. He is the longest-serving member of the House; he was previously member for Parramatta and Dundas. He held a number of positions in the Howard Government including Minister for Immigration and Attorney-General. He retired at the 2016 election. Julian Leeser is a former lawyer who is currently writing the biography of former Australian Prime Minister, Sir William McMahon,

Election results


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