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Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Forrest (green) in Western Australia
Created 1922
MP Nola Marino
Party Liberal
Namesake John Forrest
Electors 89,649 (2010)
Area 12,781 km2 (4,934.8 sq mi)
Demographic Rural
John Forrest 1898
John Forrest

The Division of Forrest is an Australian Electoral Division in Western Australia. It was set up in 1922 and is named for Sir John Forrest, the first Premier of Western Australia and a federal Cabinet minister. It is in the south-western corner of the state, and includes the towns of Augusta, Australind, Bunbury, Busselton, Capel, Collie, Donnybrook, Dunsborough, Eaton, Harvey, Margaret River, Nannup and Yallingup.


Member Party Term
  John Prowse Country 1922–1943
  Nelson Lemmon Labor 1943–1949
  Gordon Freeth Liberal 1949–1969
  Frank Kirwan Labor 1969–1972
  Peter Drummond Liberal 1972–1987
  Geoff Prosser Liberal 1987–2007
  Nola Marino Liberal 2007–present

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