Stephen Bromhead, since 2011.
Mid-North Coast. Myall Lakes covers a majority of both Greater Taree and Great Lakes council areas. It covers the towns of Taree and Forster, and surrounding areas.
The seat of Myall Lakes has existed since 1988, and has always been held by the National Party.
When the seat was created, it partly replaced the seat of Gloucester, which had existed since 1880. Gloucester had been held by the Country/National Party since 1950.
Myall Lakes was won in 1988 by John Turner of the National Party. He held the seat for six terms before retiring in 2011. He served as deputy leader of the NSW National Party from 1999 to 2003.
In 2011, Myall Lakes was won by Nationals candidate Stephen Bromhead.
- David Keegan (Labor)
- Paul Sandilands (Independent)
- Eleanor Spence (Greens)
Myall Lakes is a reasonably safe seat, but could still be in play.
|Andrew Weatherstone||Christian Democrats||1,158||2.4||+2.4|
|Giovina Gouskos||No Land Tax||515||1.1||+1.1|
2015 two-party-preferred result
Booths in Myall Lakes has been split into five parts. Polling places in the two main towns of Forster-Tuncurry and Taree have been grouped together, with the remaining polling places grouped into “north”, “central” and “south”. Polling places in Forster-Tuncurry and South are in the Great Lakes council area, while the remainder are in Greater Taree council area.
The Nationals won a majority of the two-party-preferred vote in all five areas, ranging from 52% in Taree to 61.2% in Forster-Tuncurry.
Primary votes for independent candidate Steve Attkins ranged from 13.7% in the north to 18.1% in the south.
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Election results in Myall Lakes at the 2015 NSW state election
Toggle between two-party-preferred votes and primary votes for independent candidate Steve Attkins.