Melanie Gibbons, since 2011.
South-west Sydney. Holsworthy covers south-eastern parts of the City of Liverpool and a small north-western part of Sutherland Shire. Holsworthy covers Barden Ridge, Casula, Chipping Norton, Holsworthy, Lucas Heights, Lurnea, Moorebank, Prestons and Wattle Grove.
Menai was first created at the 1999 redistribution. The seat was won in 1999 by the ALP’s Alison Megarrity with a 4.2% margin. She was re-elected in 2003 with an increased 9.5% margin.
In 2007, Megarrity won a third term, but with a reduced 2.7% margin.
In 2011, Megarrity retired and Liberal candidate Melanie Gibbons won Menai with a huge 27% swing. Gibbons was re-elected in 2015.
- Gae Constable (Animal Justice)
- Charishma Kaliyanda (Labor)
- Melanie Gibbons (Liberal)
- Chris Kerle (Greens)
- Michael Byrne (One Nation)
- Roland Barber (Liberal Democrats)
Holsworthy is not the most marginal Liberal seat, but it could be vulnerable if Labor is doing well at this election.
|Tony Maka||Christian Democrats||1,909||4.1||-1.5|
|Adrian Atelj||No Land Tax||1,180||2.5||+2.5|
2015 two-party-preferred result
Booths in Holsworthy have been split into two halves: east and west, divided by the Georges River.
The Liberal Party won a large 64.5% majority of the two-party-preferred vote in the east, while Labor won 52% in the west.
|Voter group||LIB 2PP %||Total votes||% of votes|
Two-party-preferred votes in Holsworthy at the 2015 NSW state election