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Electoral district of Southern River

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Electoral district of Southern River

Southern River
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
State Western Australia
Dates current 1996–present
MP Peter Abetz
Party Liberal
Namesake Southern River
Area 39 km2 (15.1 sq mi)
Demographic South Metropolitan

Southern River is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia.

The district is a marginal seat based in the southern suburbs of Perth.

Geography

Southern River is an electorate situated in Perth's southern suburbs. The district includes the suburb of Southern River, large parts of the suburbs of Canning Vale and Huntingdale, as well as small parts of the suburbs of Thornlie and Gosnells.

History

Southern River was first contested at the 1996 state election. The seat was won by Liberal Party candidate Monica Holmes who defeated Labor candidate Judyth Watson, the latter being at the time member for the abolished Kenwick. Holmes was defeated at the 2001 state election by Labor candidate Paul Andrews.

The redistribution

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