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Division of Johnston

History of name

The division was created following the 2000 redistribution. It is named after Commodore Eric Johnston OBE AO AM who served as Administrator of the Northern Territory between 1981 and 1989. Prior to this he was a Royal Australian Navy officer who fought in the Vietnam War and was involved in the administration of emergency naval assistance following Cyclone Tracy.


The division of Johnston is situated in the northern part of Darwin and includes the suburbs of Jingili, Millner and Moil, as well as portions of Alawa and Coconut Grove.
Approx. area: 5 km²


J F BowdenALP2020 - present
K E VowlesALP2012 - 2020
C B BurnsALP2001 - 2012

Division of Johnston