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Melanie Davy - Candidate for Bass

Melanie Davy

One Nation

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Kyle Squibb - Candidate for Bass

Kyle Squibb

United Australia Party

House of Reps

Lynne Kershaw - IMOP - TAS Senate Candidate

Lynne Kershaw

IMO Party


Electorate Information

State/Territory:  Tasmania

Date Name & Boundary Gazetted: 14 November 2017

First Election This Name Was Used At: 1903 Federal Election

First Election This Boundary Was Used At2019 Federal Election

Name Derivation: Named in honour of George Bass, 1771–1803. Bass was a surgeon, scientist and explorer who was one of those responsible for the early geographical investigation of the Australian coast. Bass’ explorations included the islands in Bass Strait, the Tamar estuary, the Derwent estuary and Mount Wellington.

Square Area:  7, 975 Sq Km

Location Description:  The Division of Bass is located on Launceston and consists of the: City of Launceston Municipality of Dorset Municipality of Flinders Municipality of George Town Municipality of West Tamar The Division of Bass includes Flinders Island.

Demographic Rating:  Provincial – outside capital cities, but with a majority of enrolment in major provincial cities.

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