Mildura District profile

Features of the District

Location:Mildura District is a rural electorate located north-west of Melbourne.
Area:35,702 square kilometres.
Towns:Birchip, Boundary Bend, Hopetoun, Irymple, Manangatang, Merbein, Mildura, Murrayville, Ouyen, Patchewollock, Piangil, Red Cliffs, Robinvale, Sea Lake, Walpeup, Woomelang and Wycheproof.
Features:The city of Mildura is the largest town in the District and is situated on the Murray River. Mildura is the centre of an irrigation area known as Sunraysia, which is known for its dried fruits, citrus and vegetable industries. Other industries in the District include crop farming, fruit, vegetable and wine growing and tourism. Natural features include the northern part of the Big Desert, the Sunset Country and the Hattah Lakes.
Upper House
Region:
Northern Victoria Region
Statistical profile based on 2011 Census data (link to pdf)

Sitting Member

Peter Crisp - Nationals (Parliament website, external link)

Election Results

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

Historical pattern

1927-30Country Progressive
1930-45Country
1945Independent Country
1945-47ALP
1947-52Country
1952-55ALP
1955-88Country/Nationals
1988-96Liberal
1996-2006Independent
2006-presentNationals
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