Profile of the electoral division of Kooyong (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 Kooyong (2018) [PDF 724KB]
Download GIS data
Name Derivation:
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.
Area
55 sq km
Location description

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.
Demographic Rating:
Inner Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and consisting of well-established built-up suburbs.
Current member details:

Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website

Members:
  • Frydenberg, J (LP) 2010–
  • Georgiou, P (LP) 1994–2010
  • Peacock, A S (LP) 1966–1994
  • Menzies, R G (LP) 1934–1966
  • Latham, J G (LIB) 1922–1934
  • Best, R (LIB) 1910–1922
  • Knox, W (LIB) 1901–1910
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information:
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.
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