Bass District profile

Features of the District

Location:Bass District is a rural and outer metropolitan electorate located south-east of Melbourne.
Area:1,383 square kilometres.
Towns:Bass, Cape Patterson, Corinella, Cowes, Grantville, Inverloch, Kilcunda, Koo Wee Rup, Lang Lang, Rhyll, San Remo, Ventnor, Wonthaggi. Part of Pakenham.
Features:The District features a number of tourist attractions along the coast, particularly at Phillip Island. It also includes Australia’s asparagus growing capital, Koo Wee Rup. Other industries in the electorate include dairy farming and agriculture.
Upper House
Eastern Victoria Region
Statistical profile based on 2011 Census data (link to pdf)

Sitting Member

Brian Paynter - Liberal (Parliament website, external link)

Election Results

2014 State election results – Bass District
2010 State election results – Bass District
2006 State election results – Bass District
2002 State election results – Bass District

Historical pattern

2002 - presentLiberal
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