Bendigo East District profile

Features of the District

Location:Bendigo East District is an urbanised rural electorate located north-west of Melbourne.
Area:2,711 square kilometres.
Towns:Bendigo East, Dingee, Elmore, Epsom, Flora Hill, Goornong, Huntly, Kennington, Raywood, Serpentine, Spring Gully, Strathdale, Strathfieldsaye and White Hills. Parts of Bendigo, Big Hill, Eaglehawk, Golden Square and Ravenswood.
Features:The District includes the western end of Lake Eppalock, the Bendigo campus of La Trobe University and the Bendigo racecourse. The city of Bendigo was a major gold mining centre in the nineteenth century and is a popular tourist destination. Industries include mining, dairy and sheep farming, fruit growing, manufacturing and tourism.
Upper House
Northern Victoria Region
Statistical profile based on 2011 Census data (link to pdf)

Sitting Member

Jacinta Allan - ALP (Parliament website, external link)

Election Results

2014 State election results – Bendigo East District
2010 State election results – Bendigo East District
2006 State election results – Bendigo East District
2002 State election results – Bendigo East District

Historical pattern

*Abolished in 1927, and re-established in 1985
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