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Quintin King - Candidate for Shortland

Quintin King

One Nation

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Kenneth Maxwell - Candidate for Shortland

Kenneth Maxwell

United Australia Party

House of Reps

Michael O'Neill - IMOP - NSW Senate Candidate

Michael O'Neill

IMO Party


Marelle Burnum Burnum - IMOP - Senate Candidate

Marelle Burnum Burnum

IMO Party


Matthew Hopkins - GAP - NSW Senate Candidate

Matthew Hopkins

Great Australian Party


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 At1949 federal election

First Election This Boundary Was Used At: 2016 federal election

Name Derivation: Named in honour of Naval Lieutenant John Shortland, 1769–1810. Shortland named the Hunter River, made the first chart of the harbour and collected samples of coal near what would become Shortland.

Square Area: 265 Sq Km

Location Description: Shortland covers an area from Highfields, Cardiff and Boolaroo in the north to Budgewoi and San Remo in the south and is bounded on the east by the Pacific Ocean and on the west by Wallsend Road, Reservoir Road, Lowry Street, Main Road, Lake Macquarie, Wyee Road and Pacific Highway. The main suburbs include Belmont, Boolaroo, Budgewoi, Catherine Hill Bay, Cardiff, Caves Beach, Chain Valley Bay, Charlestown, Doyalson, Dudley, Eleebana, Gateshead, Gwandalan, Highfields, Hillsborough, Mannering Park, Redhead, San Remo, Speers Point, Swansea, Valentine and Windale.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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