Grayndler Electorate Profile

Location: Grayndler is located in the metropolitan inner west of Sydney.

Bound by the Parramatta River in the north and the Sydenham Bankstown Railway line and the Goods Railway line in the south. To the east follows the Leichhardt Municipal Council boundary to Parramatta Road, along Kingston Road, Main Suburban Railway line and part of the Marrickville Council boundary. In the west follows Canterbury Road, Prospect Road, Liverpool Road, Frederick Street, Parramatta Road, Iron Cove Creek then along the western bank of Iron Cove. The main suburbs include Annandale, Balmain, Birchgrove, Canterbury (part), Dulwich Hill (part), Enmore, Haberfield, Hurlstone Park (part), Marickville (part), Rozelle, Stanmore, St. Peters, Summer Hill, Sydneham.

First Proclaimed: 1949

Area: 32 sq km (approx.)

Electors enrolled: approx. 98,000 (at Aug 2010)

Industries: Manufacturing, engineering works, retail and service industries

State electorates: State electorates within Grayndler include parts of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorates of Canterbury, Heffron, Summer Hill, Newtown, Balmain and Strathfield.

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Map of Grayndler


Who is Edward Grayndler?

This electorate was named after Edward Grayndler (1867-1943), a member of the New South Wales Legislative Council (1921-1934 and 1936-1943). He was also General Secretary of the Australian Workers’ Union from 1912 to 1941.



Current Member: Anthony Albanese (ALP) 1996 –
(a) J McHugh (ALP) 1993-96
(b) L B McLeay (ALP) 1979-93
(c) F E Stewart (ALP) 1977-79
(d) A P Whitlam (ALP) 1975-77
(e) F M Daly (ALP) 1949-75


State MPs in the Electorate of Grayndler

Ms Jo Haylen MP
Member for Summer Hill
299-301 Marrickville Road
Ph: (02) 9572 5900
Fax: (02) 9572 6414
Email: [email protected]

Ms Sophie Cotsis MP
Suites 201 & 202 Level 2
308-312 Beamish Street
Phone: (02) 9718 1234
Fax: (02) 9787 1999
Email: [email protected]

Mr Ron Hoenig  MP
Member for Heffron
Shop 117, 747 Botany Road
Phone: (02) 9699 8166
Fax: (02) 9699 8222
Email: [email protected]

Ms Jodi Mckay MP
Member for Strathfield
Shop 1, 54 Burwood Road,
Phone: (02) 9747 1711
Fax: (02) 9747 6054
Email: [email protected]

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Local Government

Inner West Council was proclaimed on 12 May 2016. It is made up of the former Local Government Areas of Ashfield, Leichhardt and Marrickville.

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