Profile of the electoral division of Deakin (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:
1937 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 Deakin (2018) [PDF 724KB]
Download GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named in honour of the Hon. Alfred Deakin, 1856–1919. Deakin was an active member of the Constitutional Conventions that led to the Commonwealth of Australia, Prime Minister of Australia (1903–04, 1905–08 and 1909–10) and a Member of the House of Representatives (1901–13).
Area
79 sq km
Location description

The Division of Deakin consists of:

  • part of the Manningham City Council,
  • part of the Maroondah City Council, and
  • part of the Whitehorse City Council.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Light manufacturing, commercial and retail industries, and education.
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:
  • Sukkar, M (LP) 2013–
  • Symon, M (ALP) 2007–2013
  • Barresi, P (LP) 1996–2007
  • Aldred, K J (LP) 1990–1996
  • Beale, J H (LP) 1984–1990
  • Saunderson, J (ALP) 1983–1984
  • Jarman, A W (LP) 1966–1983
  • Davis, F J (LP) 1949–1966
  • Hutchinson, W J (LP) 1937–1949
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information:
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.
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