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Division Profile

  • Division name: Mitchell
  • State: New South Wales
  • Name derivation: Named after Sir Thomas Mitchell (1792-1855), a noted Australian explorer and surveyor.
  • Size & Location description: Mitchell covers an area of approximately 101 sq km from Maraylya and Box Hill in the northwest to Baulkham Hills and North Rocks in the southeast. The main suburbs include Annangrove, Beaumont Hills, Bella Vista, Box Hill, Glenhaven, Kellyville, Nelson and parts of Baulkham Hills, Castle Hill, Dural, Kenthurst, Maraylya, Northmead, North Rocks, Round Corner, Rouse Hill and West Pennant Hills.
  • Products/industries of the area: Commercial and business services, light industry , education and retail.
  • First proclaimed/election: 1947/1949
  • Demographic rating Outer Metropolitan