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The Division of Lingiari is an Australian Electoral Division in the Northern Territorymarker. It was created in 2000, out of the former Division of Northern Territory. It covers almost the entire Territory (except for the area around Darwinmarker, which is covered by the Division of Solomon), an area of , making it the second largest electorate in terms of area in Australia. The division also includes the Christmasmarker and Cocos Islandsmarker.

The division was named after prominent Aboriginal rights activist Vincent Lingiari AM (1908 - 1988), who was a member of the Gurindji nation. The only other divisions named after Aboriginal Australians are Bennelong in New South Walesmarker, and Blair and Bonner in Queenslandmarker.

At the time of the 2004 election, there were 58,205 people enrolled to vote in Lingiari, making it one of the least populous divisions in Australia.

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Member Party Term
  Warren Snowdon Labor 2001–present


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