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Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Franklin (green) in Tasmania
|Area||6,514 km2 (2,515.1 sq mi)|
The Division of Franklin is an Australian electoral division in Tasmania. It was set up in 1903 and is named for Sir John Franklin, the polar explorer and Lt Governor of Van Diemen's Land 1843–46. It is covers an area of 6514 km² in southern Tasmania. This includes the Hobart suburbs of Bridgewater, Cygnet, Kingston, Lauderdale as well as Bruny Island.
|William McWilliams||Revenue Tariff||1903–1906|
|Archibald Blacklow||United Australia||1931–1934|
Harry Quick was forced out of the ALP for not paying his membership fees, and for not supporting the new candidate selected to replace him when he retired. Julie Collins was a minister in both Gillard Government and the second Rudd Government.
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Sir John Franklin, the division's namesake
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