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Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Macquarie (green) within New South Wales
|Area||4,374 km2 (1,688.8 sq mi)|
The Division of Macquarie is an Australian Electoral Division in New South Wales. It was one of the original 75 divisions set up for the first federal election in 1901. It is named for Lachlan Macquarie, who was Governor of New South Wales between 1810 and 1821. Its best known member is Ben Chifley (ALP), who was Prime Minister of Australia from 1945 to 1949.
|Sydney Smith||Free Trade||1901–1906|
|John Lawson||United Australia||1931–1940|
|Division represented by the Prime Minister
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Lachlan Macquarie, the division's namesake
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