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Division Profile

  • Division name: Page
  • State: New South Wales
  • Name derivation: Named after Sir Earle Page (1880-1961) , Member of the House of Representatives 1919-61. He served as caretaker Prime Minister of Australia during April 1939.
  • Size & Location description: Page covers an area of approximately 16,143 sq km from Yamba in the south to Ballina in the north on the coastal side, and from Hernani in the south to the Queensland border on the inland side. The main towns include Alstonville, Ballina, Casino, Evans Head, Grafton, Iluka, Kyogle, Lismore and Yamba.
  • Products/industries of the area: Dairy and beef cattle, pigs, maize, tropical fruit, sugar cane, fishing, prawning, oysters, butter and dairy factories, timber mills, several abattoirs and tourism.
  • First proclaimed/election: 1984
  • Demographic rating Rural