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Current Member Wilson TUCKEY
Current Party Liberal Party
Description Rural
Location O'Connor covers an area from Geraldton in the north to Albany in the south. The main locations include the City of Albany and the City of Geraldton, and the regional centres of Carnamah, Corrigin, Dalwallinu, Denmark, Dowerin, Katanning, Kellerberrin, Kojonup, Lake Grace, Mount Barker, Mingenew, Moora, Morawa, Mukinbudin, Ravensthorpe and Wagin.
Origin O'Connor was named after Charles Yelverton O'Connor (1843-1902), Engineer in Chief of Western Australia who designed Fremantle Harbour. He was also responsible for the pipeline which supplies Kalgoorlie and other goldfields with water. O'Connor was first proclaimed in 1979. The first election was held for the Division in 1980.
Products/Industries Grain, sheep, cattle, tree farming, fishing, and aqua culture, vineyards and wine making, talc and mineral sands mining, farmstays and tourism.
State WA
Area 179,047 sq kms (approx)
Population 124,065 as at 2006
Enrolled Electors 84,737 as at 30/11/07

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