Bellarine District profile

Features of the District

Location:Bellarine District is an urbanised rural electorate located south-west of Melbourne.
Area:367 square kilometres.
Towns:Barwon Heads, Clifton Springs, Drysdale, Indented Head, Leopold, Moolap, Ocean Grove, Point Lonsdale, Portarlington, Queenscliff and St Leonards.
Features:The District covers the Bellarine Peninsula, and includes the popular tourist attractions of Swan Bay, Swan Island and the historic fort and fishing port at Queenscliff. Seaside resorts are scattered along the coast of the Peninsula, attracting visitors throughout the year. The interior of the Peninsula is largely devoted to agriculture.
Upper House
Western Victoria Region
Statistical profile based on 2011 Census data (link to pdf)

Sitting Member

Lisa Neville - ALP (Parliament website, external link)

Election Results

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

Historical pattern

*Abolished in 1976, and re-established in 1985
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