Named after Angus McMillan 1810–65, pioneer and explorer who made several trips into Gippsland.
Area and Location Description:
The Division of McMillan is located in south-eastern Victoria. It covers an area of approximately 8 358 sq km from Pakenham in the west to Newborough in the east and Noojee in the north to Wilsons Promontory in the south. The main towns include Drouin, Erica, Foster, Inverloch, Korumburra, Leongatha, Mirboo North, Moe, Neerim South, Newborough, Nyora, Pakenham Trafalgar, Walhalla, Warragul, Wonthaggi, Yallourn North and Yarragon.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Dairy farming, fruit, forestry, potato growing, sawmilling, tourism and fishing.
Broadbent, R (LP) 2004–
Zahra, C (ALP) 1998–2004
Broadbent, R (LP) 1996–1998
Cunningham, B T (ALP) 1993–1996
Riggall, J P (LP) 1990–1993
Cunningham, B T (ALP) 1980–1990
Simon, B D (LP) 1975–1980
Hewson, H A (CP/NCP) 1972–1975
Buchanan, A A (LP) 1955–1972
Brown, G W (LP) 1949–1955
The AEC acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters, culture and community. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.