Electoral division of Nelson (Tasmania)

The electoral division of Nelson is a constituency of the Tasmanian Legislative Council. The division includes many of the suburbs to the south of Hobart, including South Hobart, Sandy Bay, Taroona and Kingston. The division was created in 1999 when the electoral division of Queenborough was renamed in a review of electoral boundaries. The member from 1999 until his retirement in 2019 was independent Jim Wilkinson.

TasmaniaLegislative Council

Map showing the electoral division of Nelson, as of the 2017 periodic review.[1]

MPMeg Webb
Electors24,086 (2019)
Area75 km2 (29.0 sq mi)
Coordinates42.954°S 147.295°E / -42.954; 147.295

The most recent election was in May 2019, when independent candidate Meg Webb was elected.


Member Party Period
  Jim Wilkinson Independent 1999–2019
  Meg Webb Independent 2019–present

See also


  1. Legislative Council Divisions (2016-17 redistribution) from theLIST ©State of Tasmania (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence).
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