Information on this page relates to the old (2004) electoral boundaries. New electoral boundaries take effect from the 2015 NSW State Election – please see the Shellharbour 2015 page for updated details.

From Sheaffes Road in the north to Marshall Mount Creek in the south; and from Avon River in the west to the New South Wales coast in the east (inclusive of all islands lying off the coast of the district).

Map of Shellharbour

Geographic information

Electoral district maps


196 square kilometres


2526, 2527, 2528, 2529, 2530

Local Government Areas within district

Parts of Shellharbour and Wollongong.


Avondale, Barrack Heights, Barrack Point, Blackbutt, Cleveland, Dapto, Flinders, Horsley, Kanahooka, Koonawarra, Lake Illawarra, Marshall Mount, Mount Warrigal, Oaks Flat, Penrose, Shellharbour, Warilla, Wongawilli, Yallah.

This list is indicative only.

Demographic information

ABS link to Shellharbour Statistical Local Area

ABS 2006 Census electorate quick stats including

  • Age
  • Country of Birth
  • Main Language Spoken at Home
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Marital Status
  • Labour Force
  • Employment
  • Income
  • Family Characteristics
  • Dwelling Characteristics
  • Household Composition
  • Landlord Type

Demographic Rating


Enrolment Statistics

District Enrolment

Election results

2007 State Election results
2011 State Election results

Recent History

2011 – Present Anna WATSON Australian Labor Party
2007 – 2011 Lylea Anne MCMAHON Australian Labor Party

Note: Shellharbour district created in 2007