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Division Profile

  • Division name: Curtin
  • State: Western Australia
  • Name derivation: Named after John Curtin 1885-1945, Prime Minister of Australia 1941-45.
  • Size & Location description: Curtin covers an area of approximately 104 sq km west of Perth, bordered by the Indian Ocean In the west and the Swan River in the south. The main suburbs include Churchlands, City Beach, Claremont, Cottesloe, Crawley, Dalkeith, Daglish, Doubleview (part), Floreat, Glendalough, Jolimont, Leederville, Mosman Park, Mount Claremont, Mount Hawthorn, Nedlands, North Perth (part), Osborne Park (part), Peppermint Grove, Scarborough (part), Shenton Park, Subiaco, Swanbourne, Wembley, Wembley Downs, West Leederville, West Perth (part) and Woodlands.
  • Products/industries of the area: Mainly residential and recreational, light retail and hospitality. University of Western Australia is in the south-east of the division.
  • First proclaimed/election: 1948/1949
  • Demographic rating Inner Metropolitan