Profile of the electoral division of Corangamite (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:
1901 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 Corangamite (2018) [PDF 724KB]
Download GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named after the geographic area covered at one time by the electoral division. 'Corangamite' is believed to be derived from the Gulidjan word for 'bitter water'.
Area
5,441 sq km
Location description

The Division of Corangamite consists of:

  • Borough of Queenscliff
  • Surf Coast Shire Council,
  • part of the Colac Otway Shire Council,
  • part of the Golden Plains Shire Council, and
  • part of the Greater Geelong City Council.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Tourism, retail, healthcare, agriculture, food production and processing, manufacturing and commercial fishing.
Demographic Rating:
Provincial – outside capital cities, but with a majority of enrolment in major provincial cities.
Current member details:

Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website

Members:
  • Henderson, S (LP) 2013–
  • Cheeseman, D (ALP) 2007–2013
  • McArthur, S (LP) 1984–2007
  • Street, A A (LP) 1966–1984
  • Mackinnon, E D (LP) 1953–1966
  • McDonald, A M (UAP/LP) 1940–1953
  • Street, G A (UAP) 1934–1940
  • Gibson, W G (CP) 1931–1934
  • Crouch, R A (ALP) 1929–1931
  • Gibson, W G (FU/VFU/CP) 1918–1929
  • Manifold, J C (LIB/NAT) 1913–1918
  • Scullin, J H (ALP) 1910–1913
  • Wilson, J G (FT/ANTI-SOC) 1903–1910
  • Manifold, J C (PROT) 1901–1903
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information:
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.
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