Australian Electoral Commission

Profile of the electoral division of Dunkley (Vic)

Updated: 25 July 2016
State/Territory:
Victoria
Status:
Current, boundary gazetted 24 December 2010.
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Maps & GIS data:
A4 map of the Division of Dunkley (2010) [PDF 1.3MB]
Map of the Division of Dunkley (2010) [PDF 11.3MB]
Download GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named after Louisa Dunkley 1866–1927, founder of the Victorian Women's Post and Telegraph Association in 1900 and campaigner for equal pay for women.
Area and Location Description:
The Division of Dunkley is located south-east of Melbourne. It covers an area of approximately 140 sq km from Seaford in the north to Mornington in the south. The main suburbs include Baxter (part), Frankston, Frankston North, Frankston South, Langwarrin, Langwarrin South, Mt Eliza, Mornington, Seaford and Skye (part).
Products/Industries of the Area:
Light industry, commercial and retail.
First Proclaimed/Election:
1984
Demographic Rating:
Outer Metropolitan
Members:
Crewther, C (LP) 2016–
Billson, B (LP) 1996–2016
Chynoweth, R L (ALP) 1993–1996
Ford, F A (LP) 1990–1993
Chynoweth, R L (ALP) 1984–1990
Current Member Details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Further information:
2016 federal election – House of Representatives results for Dunkley
2013 federal election – House of Representatives results for Dunkley
2010 federal election – House of Representatives results for Dunkley
2007 federal election – House of Representatives results for Dunkley
2004 federal election – House of Representatives results for Dunkley
2016 divisional profile
2013 divisional profile
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.