Profile of the electoral division of Bruce (Vic)

Updated: 17 August 2018
State/Territory:
Victoria
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
13 July 2018
First election this name was used at:
1955 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 Bruce (2018) [PDF 853KB]
Map of the Division of Bruce (2018) [PDF 2.03MB]
Download GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named in honour of the Rt Hon. Lord Stanley Melbourne Bruce CH MC, 1883–1967. Bruce was Prime Minister of Australia (1923–29) and a Member of the House of Representatives (1918–29 and 1931–33).
Area
95 sq km
Location description

The Division of Bruce consists of:

  • part of the Casey City Council, and
  • part of the Greater Dandenong City Council.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Commercial, warehousing, light engineering, manufacturing, transport and retail.
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:
  • Hill, J (ALP) 2016–
  • Griffin, A (ALP) 1996–2016
  • Beale, J H (LP) 1990–1996
  • Aldred, K J (LP) 1983–1990
  • Snedden, B M (LP) 1955–1983
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information:
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.
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