Profile of the electoral division of Isaacs (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:
1949 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 Isaacs (2018) [PDF 724KB]
Map of the Division of Isaacs (2018) [PDF 3.42MB]
Download GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named in honour of Sir Isaac Alfred Isaacs GCB GCMG KCMG PC QC, 1855–1948. Isaacs was an active member of the Constitutional Conventions that led to the Commonwealth of Australia, Member of the House of Representatives (1901–06), a Justice of the High Court (1906–30), Chief Justice of the High Court (1930–1) and the first Australian Governor-General of Australia (1931–36).
Area
155 sq km
Location description

The Division of Isaacs consists of:

  • part of the Greater Dandenong City Council, and
  • part of the Kingston City Council.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Light manufacturing, aviation 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:
  • Dreyfus, M (ALP) 2007–
  • Corcoran, A (ALP) 2000–2007
  • Wilton, G S (ALP) 1996–2000
  • Atkinson, R A (LP) 1990–1996
  • Charles, D E (ALP) 1980–1990
  • Burns, W G (LP) 1977–1980
  • Hamer, D J (LP) 1975–1977
  • Clayton, G (ALP) 1974–1975
  • Hamer, D J (LP) 1969–1974
  • Haworth, W C (LP) 1949–1969
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information:
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.
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