2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of La Trobe

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

Victoria

Name Derivation:

Named after Charles La Trobe 1801–75, first Lieutenant-Governor of Victoria 1851–54.

Area and Location Description:

La Trobe covers an area of approximately 588 sq km from Bayswater in the north west, to Gembrook in the east and Officer in the south east. The main suburbs include Beaconsfield, Belgrave, Berwick (part), Boronia (part), Cockatoo, Emerald (part), Ferntree Gully (part), Gembrook (part), Narre Warren North (part), Officer, Olinda (part), Pakenham (part), Sassafras and Upwey.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Household products, car accessories and other light industries.

First Proclaimed/Election:

1949

Demographic Rating:

Outer Metropolitan

Members:

  • Wood, J (LP) 2004–
  • Charles, B (LP) 1990–2004
  • Milton, P (ALP) 1980–1990
  • Baillieu, M (LP) 1975–1980
  • Lamb, A H (ALP) 1972–1975
  • Jess, J D (LP) 1960–1972
  • Casey, R G (LP) 1949–1960

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 La Trobe

Further information:

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

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