Division of Gippsland
The Division of Gippsland is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. It was set up for the first federal election in 1901. It is named for the Gippsland region of eastern Victoria, which in turn is named for Sir George Gipps, Governor of New South Wales 1838–46. It covers an area of 35,054 km² including the towns of Bairnsdale, Morwell, Sale and Traralgon.
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Gippsland (green) in Victoria
|Area||33,054 km2 (12,762.2 sq mi)|
|James Bennett||Commonwealth Liberal||1913–1914|
Peter McGauran held several ministerial postions in the Howard Government
- "Profile of the electoral division of Gippsland (Vic)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 6 August 2013.