Profile of the electoral division of Aston (Vic)

Updated: 11 July 2018
State/Territory:
Victoria
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
13 July 2018
First election this name was used at:
1984 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
The next federal election following the 2016 federal election
Maps and data
A4 map of the electoral division of Aston (2018) [PDF 1.36MB]
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Name Derivation:
Named in honour of Matilda 'Tilly' Ann Aston, 1873–1947. Aston was a blind writer and teacher who founded the Victorian Association of Braille Writers in 1894 and the Associateion for the Advancement of the Blind. Aston was also the head of the School for the Blind.
Area
113 sq km
Location description

The Division of Aston consists of Knox City Council.

Products/Industries of the Area:
Light industry, including electronics, chemical production, food manufacturing, retail and healthcare services.
Demographic Rating:
Outer Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and containing large areas of recent suburban expansion.
Current member details:

Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website

Members:
  • Tudge, A (LP) 2010–
  • Pearce, C (LP) 2001–2010
  • Nugent, P E (LP) 1990–2001
  • Saunderson, J (ALP) 1984–1990
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information:
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.
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