Melbourne District profile

Features of the District

Location:Melbourne District is a central metropolitan electorate.
Area:27 square kilometres.
Suburbs:Carlton, Carlton North, East Melbourne, Kensington, North Melbourne, Princes Hill and West Melbourne. Parts of Docklands, Flemington, Melbourne and Parkville.
Features:The District includes densely populated residential areas and the city’s business precinct. Features include Royal Park, the Zoological Gardens, the Fitzroy Gardens, Princes Park, the MCG, Parliament House, the Museum of Victoria, the University of Melbourne, the Queen Victoria Market, the Royal Agricultural Society Showgrounds and the Flemington Racecourse.
Upper House
Region:
Northern Metropolitan Region
Statistical profile based on 2011 Census data (link to pdf)

Sitting Member

Ellen Sandell - Australian Greens (Parliament website, external link)

Election Results

2014 State election results – Melbourne District
21 July 2012 by-election results - Melbourne District
2010 State election results – Melbourne District
2006 State election results – Melbourne District
2002 State election results – Melbourne District

Historical pattern

1856-59*Unaffiliated
1889-1900Conservative
1900-01ALP
1901-07Conservative
1907-08Fusion
1908Liberal
1908-55ALP
1955Anti-Communist Labor
1955-2014ALP
2014-presentAustralian Greens
*Abolished in 1859, and re-established in 1889
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