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The information on this page was provided by the Tasmanian Electoral Office, the Tasmanian Parliamentary Library and the Australian Bureau of Statistics and was correct at September 2002.
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Current Members Ross BUTLER (Australian Labor Party)

Paula Catherine WRIEDT (Australian Labor Party)

Will HODGMAN (Liberal Party)

Lara GIDDINGS (Australian Labor Party)

Nick MCKIM (Tasmanian Greens)

Description Outer metropolitan
Location Southern Tasmania; it includes the centres of Bridgewater, Cygnet, Geeveston, Hastings, Huonville, Kingston, Lauderdale and Lunawanna
Origin The Division was named after Sir John Franklin (1786-1847), Lt. Governor of Tasmania 1837 to 1843. He accompanied Matthew Flinders on a voyage to chart the South coast of Australia in 1801. He died on an expedition to the Arctic. Franklin was first proclaimed in 1903 - the first election was held for the Division in 1906
Products/Industries Apples, pears, small fruits, fishing, beef cattle, sheep, forestry, cottage industries, tourism.
State TAS
State Electorates Franklin is co-extensive with the Tasmanian Federal electorate of the same name
Area 7,933 sq kms (approx)
Population 95,339 as at 2002
Enrolled Electors 66,625 as at 15/10/01

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