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  DENISON
Federal House of Representatives
The information on this page was obtained from Australian Electoral Commission publications and the Australian Bureau of Statistics and was correct at February 2008.
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© Commonwealth of Australia (Australian Electoral Commission) 2001
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Current Member Duncan KERR
   
Current Party Australian Labor Party
   
Description Inner metropolitan
   
Location Denison covers an area from Austins Ferry in the north of Taroona in the south, from Hobart in the east to Collinsvale in the west. The City of Hobart and environs and the City of Glenorchy are in the division.
   
Origin Denison was named after Sir William Thomas Denison (1804-71), Lt. Governor of Tasmania from 1847-1855 and Governor of New South Wales from 1855-1861, before moving to India in 1861. Denison was first proclaimed in 1903. The first election was held for the Division in 1903.
   
Products/Industries Banking and retail, chocolate and confectionary, catamaran construction, brewery, zinc works, food and timber processing, heavy transport, wholesale trade, engineering works, glass products and port facilities at Hobart.
   
State TAS
   
Area 221 sq kms (approx)
   
Population 94,322 as at 2006
   
Enrolled Electors 68,979 as at 30/11/07
   

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