Shepparton District profile

Features of the District

Location:Shepparton District is a regional urban and rural electorate located north of Melbourne.
Area:3,288 square kilometres.
Towns:Ardmona, Barmah, Congupna, Dookie, Katunga, Kialla, Mooroopna, Nathalia, Numurkah, Picola, Shepparton, Strathmerton, Tallygaroopna, Tatura and Toolamba.
Features:The District is a rich agricultural area with orchards, vineyards and dairy farms. Much of the electorate is an important irrigation area served by water from the Main East Goulburn Channel. The rest of the land is used for pasture, fodder crops and cattle and sheep grazing. The District includes the Barmah Forest along the Murray River.
Upper House
Region:
Northern Victoria Region
Statistical profile based on 2011 Census data (link to pdf)

Sitting Member

Suzanna Sheed - Independent (Parliament website, external link)

Election Results

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

Historical pattern

1945-55*Country
1967-2014Country/Nationals
2014-presentIndependent
*Abolished in 1955, and re-established in 1967
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