State: New South Wales
Name Derivation: Named after the area in which it is located. Warringah's indigenous name means 'sign of rain', 'across the waves' and 'sea'.
Area and Location Description: Warringah covers an area of approximately 73 sq km from Neutral Bay, Mosman Bay and Clifton Gardens in the south to North Curl Curl and Frenchs Forest in the north, and to Middle Harbour in the west. The main suburbs include Allambie, Allambie Heights, Balgowlah, Balgowlah Heights, Balmoral, Beauty Point, Brookvale, Clifton Gardens, Clontarf, Cremorne, Curl Curl, Fairlight, Freshwater, Georges Heights, Killarney Heights, Manly, Manly Vale, Middle Head, Mosman, Neutral Bay, North Manly, Queenscliff, Seaforth and parts of Beacon Hill, Dee Why, Forestville, Frenchs Forest and Narraweena.
Map of Division: Warringah
Products/Industries of the Area: Manufacturing; construction; retail; professional, scientific and technical services; health care and social assistance; service and leisure industries.
First Proclaimed/Election: 1922
Demographic Rating: Inner Metropolitan
- ABBOTT, T (LP) 1994-
- MACKELLAR, M J R (LP) 1969-1994
- ST JOHN, E H (LP) 1966-1969
- COCKLE, J S (LP) 1961-1966
- BLAND, F A (LP) 1951-1961
- SPENDER, P C (UAP/LP) 1937-1951
- PARKHILL, R A (NAT/UAP) 1927-1937
- RYRIE, G (NAT) 1922-1927
2010 Federal Election Results: House of Representatives results for Warringah