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Division Profile

  • Division name: Brand
  • State: Western Australia
  • Name derivation: Named after Sir David Brand 1912-79, Premier of Western Australia 1959-71, Member of the Legislative Assembly 1945-75.
  • Size & Location description: Brand covers an area of approximately 411 sq km from Rowley Road in the north to the northern suburbs of the City of Mandurah in the south, and also includes Garden Island. The main localities are the Town of Kwinana and the City of Rockingham.
  • Products/industries of the area: Heavy industry in the Kwinana industrial area, alumina refining, tourism and the naval base, HMAS Stirling, on Garden Island.
  • First proclaimed/election: 1984
  • Demographic rating Outer Metropolitan