South Barwon District profile

Features of the District

Location:South Barwon is an regional urban and rural electorate located south-west of Melbourne.
Area:519 square kilometres.
Suburbs:Armstrong Creek, Barrabool, Bellbrae, Breamlea, Charlemont, Freshwater Creek, Gnarwarre, Grovedale, Highton, Jan Juc, Moriac, Mount Duneed, Mount Moriac, Paraparap, Torquay and Waurn Ponds. Parts of Bells Beach and Connewarre.
Features:The District includes popular surf and swimming beaches and towns, and the Highton campuses of Deakin University. Industries in the area include tourism, fishing and agriculture.
Upper House
Region:
Western Victoria Region
Statistical profile based on 2011 Census data (link to pdf)

Sitting Member

Andrew Katos - Liberal (Parliament website, external link)

Election Results

2014 State election results – South Barwon District
2010 State election results – South Barwon District
2006 State election results – South Barwon District
2002 State election results – South Barwon District

Historical pattern

1976-92Liberal
1992Independent Liberal
1992-2002Liberal
2002-2010ALP
2010-presentLiberal
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