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Throsby
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Throsby (green) in New South Wales
Created 1984
Abolished 2016
Namesake Charles Throsby
Electors 98,415 (2013)
Area 1,422 km2 (549.0 sq mi)
Demographic Provincial

The Division of Throsby was an Australian electoral division in the state of New South Wales. It was named after Charles Throsby (1777-1828), a pioneer and explorer in the areas south of Sydney.

Throsby included Albion Park, Berkeley, Berrima, Blackbutt, Bowral, Cringila, Dapto, Exeter, Fitzroy Falls, Horsley, Kembla Grange, Lake Illawarra, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Oak Flats, Port Kembla, Robertson, Warrawong, Welby, Willow Vale, and parts of Warilla.

Members

Image Member Party Term Notes
  No image.svg Colin Hollis Labor 1984–2001 Retired
  Jenniegeorge.jpg Jennie George Labor 2001–2010 Retired
  No image.svg Stephen Jones Labor 2010–2016 Transferred to the Division of Whitlam after Throsby was abolished in 2016

Jennie George was the first woman to be the President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) 1996-2000.

Election results

Coordinates: 34°32′02″S 150°33′07″E / 34.534°S 150.552°E / -34.534; 150.552

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