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James Waldeck - Candidate for Canning

James Waldeck

United Australia Party

House of Reps

Michelle Kinsella - IMOP - WA Senate Candidate

Michelle Kinsella

IMO Party


Samantha Vinci - GAP - WA Senate Candidate

Samantha Vinci

Great Australian Party


Rod Culleton - GAP - WA Senate Candidate

Rod Culleton

Great Australian Party


Judy Wilyman - AFP - WA Senate Candidate

Judy Wilyman

Australian Federation Party


Leanne Barrett - AFP - WA Senate Candidate

Leanne Barrett

Australian Federation Party


Rebecca Pizzey - AVP - WA Senate Candidate

Rebecca Pizzey

Australian Values Party


Electorate Information

State/Territory:  Western Australia

Date Name & Boundary Gazetted: 02 August 2021

First Election This Name Was Used At: 1949 Federal Election

First Election This Boundary Was Used AtFirst federal election following the 2019 federal election. Note: The electoral division was jointly named for the federal election  following the 2019 federal election .

Name Derivation: Jointly named in honour of: Sadie Miriam Canning MBE, 1930–2008. Sadie Canning was Western Australia’s, and possibly Australia’s, first Indigenous Australian nurse and matron who made a significant contribution to Australian health and Indigenous outcomes; and Alfred Wernam Canning, 1860–1936. Alfred Canning was a surveyor who surveyed routes for the rabbit-proof fence from Starvation Harbour to Cape Keraudren and stockroutes to bring cattle from the Kimberley district to feed those working the Western Australian goldfields.

Square Area:  4, 245 Sq Km

Location Description: The Division of Canning consists of: Mandurah City Council, Murray Shire Council, Serpentine-Jarrahdale Shire Council, Waroona Shire Council, part of the Armdale City Council, part of the Gosnells City Council, and part of the Kalamunda City Council.

Demographic Rating: Outer Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and containing large areas of recent suburban expansion.

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