Named after the geographic location covered at one time by the electoral division. 'Kooyong' is believed to be an Aboriginal word for camp or resting place or possibly derived from the word 'guyun' meaning fighting spear.
55 sq km
The Division of Kooyong consists of:
part of the Boroondara City Council, and
part of the Whitehorse City Council.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Retail, health care, education and training.
Inner Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and consisting of well-established built-up suburbs.