2004 Profile of the division of Melbourne Ports
Updated: 9 February 2011
Named after the area in which it is located.
Area and Location Description:
Melbourne Ports covers an area of approximately 44 sq km around the north and north-eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay. The suburbs include Albert Park, Balaclava, Caulfield, Elsternwick, Elwood, Middle Park, Port Melbourne, St Kilda and South Melbourne.
Map of Division:
Products/Industries of the Area:
Car assembly plants, aircraft parts production, stevedoring and various manufacturing, commercial and retail industries.
- DANBY, M (ALP) 1998–
- HOLDING, C (ALP) 1977–1998
- CREAN, F (ALP) 1951–1977
- HOLLOWAY, E J (FLP/ALP) 1931–1951
- MATHEWS, J (ALP) 1906–1931
- MAUGER, S (PROT) 1901–1906
Current Member Details:
See the Parliament of Australia website
AEC Divisional Office Address:
See Divisional Office Contact Details
2004 Federal Election Results:
- Enrolment: 92 740
- Informal Vote: 3.40%
- Turnout: 91.13%
- Seat Status: Marginal Labor
- Two Party Preferred: LP: 46.26% | ALP: 53.74%
For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.