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Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Pearce (green) in Western Australia
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The Division of Pearce is an Australian electoral division in the state of Western Australia. It covers the area north and east of Perth. It includes the towns of Gingin, Mundaring, Mount Helena, Chidlow, Northam, York, Yanchep, Brookton, Pingelly and Narrogin. It is named after Rt Hon Sir George Pearce, a founder of the Australian Labor Party in Western Australia, and the longest-serving member of the Australian Senate. It was set up for the 1990 federal election.
Fred Chaney had been a member of the Australian Senate, a cabinet minister in the Fraser government, and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party. Judi Moylan was a minister in the Howard government.
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Sir George Pearce, the division's namesake
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