2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of Casey

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

Victoria

Name Derivation:

Named after Lord Richard Casey 1890–1976, Governor-General of Australia 1965–69.

Area and Location Description:

Casey covers an area of approximately 409 sq km from Ringwood East in the west to Seville East in the east, Coldstream in the north and Monbulk in the south. Major suburbs/towns include Chirnside Park, Coldstream, Croydon (part), Gruyere, Kilsyth, Lilydale, Monbulk, Montrose (part), Mooroolbark, Mount Evelyn, Seville, Seville East, Silvan, Wandin and Wandin East.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Market gardens, orchards, nurseries, flower farms, vineyards, tourism, light manufacturing and engineering.

First Proclaimed/Election:

1968/1969

Demographic Rating:

Outer Metropolitan

Members:

  • Smith, T (LP) 2001–
  • Wooldridge, M (LP) 1998–2001
  • Halverson, R (LP) 1984–1998
  • Steedman, A P (ALP) 1983–1984
  • Falconer, P D (LP) 1975–1983
  • Mathews, C R (ALP) 1972–1975
  • Howson, P (LP) 1969–1972

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 Casey

Further information:

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

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