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Mark Watson - Candidate for Newcastle

Mark Watson

One Nation

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Amanda Cook - Candidate for Newcastle

Amanda Cook

United Australia Party

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William 'Bill' Hussey - Candidate for Newcastle

William 'Bill' Hussey

IMO Party

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Marelle Burnum Burnum - IMOP - Senate Candidate

Marelle Burnum Burnum

IMO Party


Michael O'Neill - IMOP - NSW Senate Candidate

Michael O'Neill

IMO Party


Matthew Hopkins - GAP - NSW Senate Candidate

Matthew Hopkins

Great Australian Party


Garth Pywell - Candidate for Newcastle

Garth Pywell

Australian Federation Party

House of Reps

Selena Clancy - AVP - NSW Senate Candidate

Selena Clancy

Australian Values Party


Dave Gilbert - AVP - NSW Senate Candidate

Dave Gilbert

Australian Values Party


Julie Collins - NSW Senate Candidate

Julie Collins



Electorate Information

State/Territory: New South Wales

Date Name & Boundary Gazetted: 25 February 2016

First Election This Name Was Used At: 1901 Federal Election

First Election This Boundary Was Used At: 2016 federal election

Name Derivation: Named after the city covered by the electoral division. Newcastle was named by Governor King in 1804.

Square Area: 171 Sq Km

Location Description: Newcastle covers an area from the Hunter River and the Rail Trail in the north, Minmi in the west and Newcastle Link Road, Lake Road, Reservoir Road, Wallsend Road, Newcastle Inner City Bypass, the Main Northern Railway line, Marshall Street and Main Road in the south and the coast from Merewether to Stockton in the east. The main suburbs include Adamstown, Broadmeadow, Cardiff Heights, Carrington, Elermore Vale, Fletcher, Jesmond, Kooragang, Kotara, Lambton, Maryland, Merewether, Minmi, Newcastle, New Lambton, Sandgate, Shortland, Stockton, Waratah and Wallsend.This description reflects local government areas in existence in 2015.

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

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