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Current Member Dennis JENSEN
Current Party Liberal Party of Australia
Description Inner Metropolitan
Location Tangney covers an area from the Swan and Canning Rivers to the north and east, with the proposed Roe Highway forming much of its southern boundary. The main suburbs include Applecross, Alfred Cove, Ardross, Attadale, Bateman, Booragoon, Bull Creek, Ferndale, Langford, Leeming, Lynwood, Melville, Mount Pleasant, Murdoch, Myaree, Parkwood, Riverton, Rossmoyne, Shelley, Willetton and Winthrop.
Origin Tangney was named after Dame Dorothy Tangney, first woman Senator in Australia. Tangney was first proclaimed in 1973. The first election was held for the Division in 1974.
Products/Industries Some light industry in Willetton and Myaree with standard surburban housing throughout the remainder. Murdoch University is located in the south-west of the division.
State WA
Area 70 sq kms (approx)
Population 12,818 as at 2006
Enrolled Electors 84,506 as at 30/11/07

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