Division of Katherine

History

The division was created following the 1986 redistribution and named after the Katherine River. John McDouall Stuart named the river in 1862, after Katherine Chambers, the second daughter of a South Australian pastoralist, James Chambers, who supported his expedition.

Location

This division includes all of the municipality of Katherine, 300km south of Darwin.

Members

AffiliationPeriod
S NelsonALP2016 - Present
W R Westra Van HoltheCLP2008 - 2016
C F MillerCLP2003 - 2008
M A ReedCLP1987 - 2003