The electorate covers: an area along the coast from Kiama in the north to Tuross Head in the south. Towns and suburbs include Bawley Point, Batemans Bay, Berry, Callala Bay, Cunjurong, Currarong, Fishermans Paradise, Gerroa, Kiama, Malua Bay, Mogo, Moruya, Nowra, Sussex Inlet, Tomerong, Tuross Head, and Ulladulla.
This description reflects local government areas in existence in 2015.
Andrew Constance (Liberal Party)
Jordan Maloney (United Australian Party)
Carmel McCallum (The Greens)
Fiona Phillips (Australian Labor Party)
Nina Digiglio (Independent)
Jerremy Eid (One Nation)
Adrian Fadini (Liberal Democrats)
Held by: Labor 2.6%
Two candidate preferred 2019 result:
Fiona Phillips (Labor): 56,652 votes; 5,627 margin; 52.61 (this election); +3.34% swing
Warren Mundine (Liberal): 51,025 votes; -5,627 margin; 47.39 (this election); -3.34% swing
History: When popular Liberal Joanna Gash retired in 2013 there was a federal swing to Labor in the seat. A disorganised Liberal Party pre-election in 2019 allowed Labor to gain a stronger foothold - though the seat still is considered marginal.
Name derivation: Named in honour of Dame Mary Jean Gilmore DBE, 1865-1962. Gilmore was a noted poet and prose writer.
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