Division of Johnston

History

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 2015 redistribution saw Johnston gain parts of Alawa from the Division of Casuarina. A portion of Coconut Grove was moved to the division of Fannie Bay.

Location

This division is situated in the northern part of Darwin and includes the suburbs Jingili, Millner, Moil and most of Alawa.

Members

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