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Tim Gallard - Candidate for Lingiari

Tim Gallard

One Nation

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Allan McLeod - Candidate for Lingiari

Allan McLeod

United Australia Party

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Steve Ariggo - GAP - NT Senate Candidate

Steve Ariggo

Great Australian Party


Electorate Information

State/Territory: Northern Territory

Date Name & Boundary Gazetted: 07 February 2017

First Election This Name Was Used At: 2001 federal election

First Election This Boundary Was Used At: 2019 federal election

Name Derivation: Named in honour of Vincent Lingiari AM 19??–88, who was a member of the Gurindji people from the Victoria River District. Mr Lingiari was a stockman and lands right leader who worked for many years to improve conditions for Aboriginal people. In 1966, he led the walk-off of his people from Wave Hill Station, which eventually resulted in the establishment of Wattie Creek and a land grant to the Gurindji people.

Square Area: 1, 348, 157.94 Sq Km

Location Description: Lingiari covers the majority of the Northern Territory, with the exception of the Darwin Municipality and most of the Palmerston Municipality. Lingiari includes the Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands and the Territory of Christmas Island.

Demographic Rating: Rural – outside capital cities and without majority of enrolment in major provincial cities.

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