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Heffron - 1973 (Roll: 32,493)
Retained by Labor Party
Not contested by both major parties
Candidate Party Votes % Final %
Brereton, Laurence John (Re-elected) Labor Party 18,753 67.99
Clark, Peter Norman Australia Party 3,233 11.72
Evans, Paul D.L.P. 5,596 20.29
Formal Votes 27,582
Informal Votes 1,525 5.24
Total Votes / Turnout 29,107 89.58
Notes: New electorate that replaced the abolished electorate of Cooks River, though sitting Labor MP T.J.Cahill moved to contest Marrickville. Heffron was contested by Laurie Brereton, who had briefly served as MP for Randwick 1970-71.