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Solomon
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Solomon (green) within the Northern Territory
Created: 2000
MP: Natasha Griggs
Party: Country Liberal
Namesake: Vaiben Solomon
Electors: 59,891 (2010)
Area: 337 km² (130 sq mi)
Demographic: Inner Metropolitan

The Division of Solomon is an Australian Electoral Division in the Northern Territory. It covers the cities of Darwin (including the surrounding suburbs) and Palmerston.[1] The only other division in the territory, the Division of Lingiari, covers the remainder of the territory.

The division was created in 2000. It is named for Vaiben Solomon, a Premier of South Australia, and member of the first Australian Parliament.[1] He represented the Northern Territory in the South Australian House of Assembly, when it was still part of that state.

Members

Member Party Term
  David Tollner Country Liberal 2001–2007
  Damian Hale Labor 2007–2010
  Natasha Griggs Country Liberal 2010–present

Election results

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Profile of the electoral division of Solomon (NT)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. http://www.aec.gov.au/profiles/nt/solomon.htm. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 

Other websites

Coordinates: 12°25′23″S 130°56′10″E / 12.423°S 130.936°E / -12.423; 130.936