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Division Profile

  • Division name: Chifley
  • State: New South Wales
  • Name derivation: Named after Ben Chifley (1885-1951), Prime Minister of Australia 1945-49.
  • Size & Location description: Chifley covers an area of approximately 135 sq km. Suburbs include; Arndell Park, Bidwill, Blackett, Colebee, Dean Park, Dharruk, Doonside, Emerton, Glendenning, Hassall Grove, Hebersham, Huntingwood, Lethbridge Park, Marayong, Minchinbury, Mount Druitt, Oakhurst, Plumpton, Rooty Hill, Ropes Crossing, Shalvey, Shanes Park, Tregear, Whalan, Willmot, Woodcroft and parts of Eastern Creek, Blacktown, Quakers Hill, Schofields and Riverstone.
  • Products/industries of the area: Light manufacturing and service industries.
  • First proclaimed/election: 1968/1969
  • Demographic rating Outer Metropolitan