Electoral division of Rumney

The electoral division of Rumney is one of the 15 electoral divisions in the Tasmanian Legislative Council (upper house). The division is located in Southern Tasmania to the east of the division of Pembroke.

TasmaniaLegislative Council

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

MPSarah Lovell
NamesakeMount Rumney
Electors24,680 (January 2019)
Area434 km2 (167.6 sq mi)
Coordinates42.830°S 147.439°E / -42.830; 147.439

The electorate is named after Mount Rumney in outer Hobart. The division covers an area of 434 km² and includes a number of outer Hobart localities including; Lauderdale, Rokeby, Cambridge, Richmond. The division is held by Labor member Sarah Lovell.

In January 2019, there was 24,680 people enrolled to vote in the division.[2] The last election in Rumney was held on 6 May 2017. The next is scheduled for 2023.


Member Party Period
  Lin Thorp Labor 1999–2011
  Tony Mulder Independent 2011–2017
  Sarah Lovell Labor 2017–present

See also


  1. Legislative Council Divisions (2016-17 redistribution) from theLIST ©State of Tasmania (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence).
  2. Legislative Council Divisional Enrolment as at 31 January 2019, Tasmanian Legislative Council, 6 February 2019.
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