Evelyn District profile

Features of the District

Location:Evelyn District is an outer metropolitan and semi-rural electorate located east of Melbourne.
Area:252 square kilometres.
Towns:Chirnside Park, Coldstream, Gruyere, Seville East, Wandin North and Yering. Parts of Lilydale, Mooroolbark, Mount Evelyn, Seville, Silvan and Wonga Park.
Features:The District is centred on Lilydale, and features the Yarra Valley wine growing region and the edge of the Dandenong Ranges.
Upper House
Region:
Eastern Victoria Region
Statistical profile based on 2011 Census data (link to pdf)

Sitting Member

Christine Fyffe - Liberal (Parliament website, external link)

Election Results

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

Historical pattern

1859-74Unaffiliated
1874-1907Conservative
1907-08Fusion
1908-09Conservative
1909-17Fusion Liberal/Liberal/National
1917-18Economy
1918-24National
1924Liberal
1924-28Independent
1928-45National/United Australia Party/Liberal
1945Ministerial Liberal
1945-52Liberal/Liberal and Country Party
1952-58ALP
1958-82Liberal and Country Party /Liberal
1982-85ALP
1985-2002Liberal
2002-2006ALP
2006-presentLiberal