Commencing at the intersection of Warringah Road and the mean low water mark of the generally north-eastern shore of Middle Harbour: and bounded thence by that mean low water mark, generally south-easterly to the northeastern prolongation of the generally north-western boundary of Willoughby City, gazetted 16th May 1941; by that prolongation and part of that boundary, south-westerly to North Shore Railway; by that railway, generally north-westerly to Beechworth Road; by that road, north-easterly, Pacific Highway, north-westerly, Bobbin Head Road, generally northerly and Burns Road, generally south-easterly to Cowan Creek; by that creek, downwards to the generally north-eastern boundary of Ku-ring-gai Municipality, gazetted 1st January 1997; by part of that boundary, generally south-easterly to Mona Vale Road; by that road, generally north-easterly and Kamber Road, easterly to a north-western tributary of Deep Creek; by that tributary and Deep Creek, downwards to the generally north-western shore of Narrabeen Lakes; by that shore, generally south-westerly to the eastern prolongation of the generally southern boundary of Garigal National Park; by that prolongation, westerly to Wakehurst Parkway; by that parkway, generally south-westerly, the southern side of Wearden Road, westerly to the southern prolongation of the western boundary of Lot 1073 DP 752038; by that prolongation, boundary, the western boundaries of Lots 1072 and 1071 of that DP, northerly, the generally south-western boundary of Lot 95, DP 869624, generally north-westerly and the generally north-eastern boundary of Lot 87, DP 869624 and its prolongation, generally south-westerly to Corymbia Circuit; by that circuit, generally south-westerly, Wearden Road, aforesaid, westerly, Forest Way, generally south-easterly and Warringah Road, aforesaid, generally south-westerly to the point of commencement.
Belrose, Davidson, East Killara, East Lindfield, Forestville, Frenchs Forest, Gordon, Killara, Lindfield, North Turramurra, Oxford Falls, Pymble, Roseville, Roseville Chase, St Ives, St Ives Chase, Terrey Hills, Turramurra
The Localities listed above were derived from the electoral roll address register as at October 2006. It should be noted that some localities may only have a relatively small overlap with the district.
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Jonathan lives in Lindfield with his wife Jacqueline and their four young children. He is actively involved with local church, school, sporting, charity and other community groups.
Jonathan was educated at St Aloysius' College and St Ignatius' College. He has two Bachelor degrees (Arts & Law) and two Masters degrees (Law & MBA).
During his studies Jonathan was Vice-President of the Sydney University Student Representative Council and a Mitsui Foundation Scholarship winner.
Jonathan worked as a solicitor in private and corporate practice for 5 years before moving into commercial and management roles. He has run various niche financial services businesses as a senior executive or General Manager and was a non-executive board director with the private health insurer HCF for 14 years.
In addition to his commercial and management roles, Jonathan is a past North Sydney Local Government Councillor and Deputy Convenor of the Australian Classification Review Board. He has also provided honorary service on other not-for-profit boards.
At the NSW election on 24 March 2007, Jonathan was elected as the Member for Davidson. He was soon appointed to the Committee on the Independent Commission Against Corruption and later served as Opposition WasteWatch Co-ordinator. On 26 March 2011 Jonathan was re-elected as the Member for Davidson as part of a new Liberals-Nationals Government and now serves as Chair of the Public Accounts Committee.
The Davidson Electorate covers an area of approximately 68 square kilometres. It is a suburban residential electorate located in the Northern Metropolitan part of Sydney. Suburbs covered (fully or partly) are Belrose, Davidson, East Killara, East Lindfield, Forestville, Frenchs Forest, Gordon, Killara, Lindfield, Oxford Falls, Pymble, Roseville, Roseville Chase, St Ives and St Ives Chase.
Davidson has about 45,000 voters and a population of approximately 71,000.
Jonathan O'Dea was elected as the Member for Davidson at the State election on 24 March 2007.