2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of Murray

Updated: 9 February 2011



Name Derivation:

Named after the Murray River which was named by Charles Sturt in 1830 after Sir George Murray, Colonial Secretary.

Area and Location Description:

Murray covers an area of approximately 16 229 sq km. Its boundaries extend from Boort situated in the north west corner of the Loddon Shire bordering the division of Mallee, south to Wedderburn and Inglewood, bordering the division of Bendigo, extending east taking in the local government areas of Campaspe and City of Greater Shepparton, bordering the division of Indi. It extends north east to Yarrawonga joining the State border. The main towns include Boort, Bridgewater on Loddon, Cobram, Echuca, Kyabram, Mooroopna, Murchison, Nathalia, Numurkah, Rochester, Rushworth, Shepparton, Tatura, Wedderburn and Yarrawonga.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Sheep, wheat, dairy and fruit processing industries.

First Proclaimed/Election:


Demographic Rating:



  • Stone, S (LP) 1996–
  • Lloyd, B (CP/NCP/NP) 1971–1996
  • McEwen, J (CP) 1949–1971

Current Member Details:Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

Divisional Office Contact Details

2007 Federal Election Results:

House of Representatives results for Murray

Further information:

For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.