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Canning
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Canning (green) in Western Australia
Created 1949
MP Don Randall
Party Liberal
Namesake Alfred Canning
Electors 90,079 (2010)
Area 6,178 km2 (2,385.3 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan

The Division of Canning is an Australian Electoral Division in Western Australia. It was set up in 1949 and is named for Alfred Canning, the surveyor who set up the Canning Stock Route. It once covered country areas but now includes the outer southern suburbs of Perth. It includes the suburbs of Armadale, Mandurah, Kelmscott, Roleystone, Westfield and Wungong. It also includes Byford, Cardup, Dwellingup, Forrestdale, Halls Head, Jarrahdale, Mundijong, North Dandalup, Oakford, Pinjarra, Ravenswood, Serpentine, Waroona and Yunderup.

Members

Member Party Term
  Len Hamilton Country 1949–1961
  Neil McNeill Liberal 1961–1963
  John Hallett Country 1963–1974
  Mel Bungey Liberal 1974–1983
  Wendy Fatin Labor 1983–1984
  George Gear Labor 1984–1996
  Ricky Johnston Liberal 1996–1998
  Jane Gerick Labor 1998–2001
  Don Randall Liberal 2001–present

Election results


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