Division of Cowan facts for kids
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Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Cowan, Western Australia, 2016.
|Area||180 km2 (69.5 sq mi)|
The Division of Cowan is an Australian Electoral Division in Western Australia. It was created in 1984 and is named for Edith Cowan, the first woman elected to an Australian Parliament. It covers the northern suburbs of Perth, including Girrawheen, Greenwood, Kingsley, Landsdale, Woodvale and Marangaroo.
|Labor||1984 Australian federal election, 1 December 1984 –
1993 Australian federal election, 13 March 1993
|Liberal||1993 Australian federal election, 13 March 1993 –
1998 Australian federal election, 3 October 1998
|Labor||1998 Australian federal election, 3 October 1998 –
2007 Australian federal election, 17 October 2007
|Previously a member of the Western Australian Legislative Council. Retired. Last veteran of the Vietnam War to serve in the House of Representatives|
|Liberal||2007 Australian federal election, 24 November 2007 –
2016 Australian federal election, 2 July 2016
|Labor||2016 Australian federal election, 2 July 2016 –
Graham Edwards had been a member of the Western Australian Legislative Council, and a minister in the Lawrence Government.
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Edith Cowan, the division's namesake
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