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Moore
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Moore (green) in Western Australia
Created 1949
MP Ian Goodenough
Party Liberal
Namesake George Fletcher Moore
Electors 92,340 (2010)
Area 133 km2 (51.4 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
George Fletcher Moore
George Fletcher Moore

The Division of Moore is an Australian electoral division in the state of Western Australia. It was set up in 1949 and named after George Fletcher Moore, the first Advocate-General of Western Australia.

The division was at first a rural area north and east of Perth, the state capital, along the Indian Ocean coast. It is now an urban area and includes the suburbs of Clarkson, Duncraig, Hillarys, Heathridge, Mullaloo, Ocean Reef and Padbury.

Members

Member Party Term
  Hugh Leslie Country 1949–1958
  Hugh Halbert Liberal 1958–1961
  Hugh Leslie Country 1961–1963
  Donald Maisey Country 1963–1974
  John Hyde Liberal 1974–1983
  Allen Blanchard Labor 1983–1990
  Paul Filing Liberal 1990–1995
  Independent 1995–1998
  Mal Washer Liberal 1998–2013
  Ian Goodenough Liberal 2013–present

Election results


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