Geelong District profile

Features of the District

Location:Geelong District is an urban electorate located south-west of Melbourne.
Area:45 square kilometres.
Suburbs:Belmont, Breakwater, Geelong, Geelong East, Geelong South, Geelong West, Herne Hill, Manifold Heights, Newcomb, Newtown, St Albans Park, Thomson and Whittington. Part of Fyansford.
Features:Situated on Corio Bay, Geelong is the largest provincial city in the State and includes a large retail and commercial centre. Other features of the Geelong District include Geelong Racecourse, Eastern Park and Kardinia Park.
Upper House
Region:
Western Victoria Region
Statistical profile based on 2011 Census data (link to pdf)

Sitting Member

Christine Couzens - ALP (Parliament website, external link)

Election Results

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

Historical pattern

1856-59*Unaffiliated
1877-81Liberal
1881-86Unaffiliated
1886-1902Liberal
1902-04Conservative
1904-07ALP
1907-08Fusion
1908Conservative
1908-16ALP
1916-17National Labor
1917-20National
1920-32ALP
1932-35United Australia Party
1935-48ALP
1948-50Liberal/Liberal and Country Party
1950-55ALP
1955-76**Liberal and Country Party /Liberal
1985-92ALP
1992-99Liberal
1999-presentALP
*Abolished in 1859, and re-established in 1877
**Abolished in 1976, and re-established in 1985
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