Division of Dunkley

Australian federal electoral division

The Division of Dunkley is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. It was set up in 1984 and is named for Louisa Margaret Dunkley, a trade unionist and campaigner for equal pay for women.[1] It covers an area of 140 km2 in the southern suburbs of Melbourne.[1] It includes Frankston, Mornington and Mount Eliza.[1]

Dunkley
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Dunkley (green) in Victoria
Created1984
MPBruce Billson
PartyLiberal
NamesakeLouisa Margaret Dunkley
Electors95,299 (2010)
Area138 km2 (53.3 sq mi)
DemographicOuter Metropolitan

MembersEdit

Member Party Term
  Bob Chynoweth Labor 1984–1990
  Frank Ford Liberal 1990–1993
  Bob Chynoweth Labor 1993–1996
  Bruce Billson Liberal 1996–present

In 2013 Bruce Billson became the Minister for Small Business in the Abbott Government.

Election resultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Profile of the electoral division of Dunkley (Vic)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013.

Other websitesEdit

Coordinates: 38°10′12″S 145°08′17″E / 38.170°S 145.138°E / -38.170; 145.138