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Bellarine District profile


Features of the District

Location:Bellarine District is an urbanised rural electorate located south-west of Melbourne.

Area:337 square kilometres.

Features:The district includes popular tourist attractions of Swan Bay, Swan Island and the historic fort and fishing port at Queenscliff. Seaside resorts are scattered along the coast of the Peninsula, attracting visitors throughout the year. Bellarine District also includes the Alcoa Plant at Point Henry and the Cheetham Salt Works. The interior of the Peninsula is largely devoted to agriculture.

UpperĀ House
Region:
Western Victoria Region


A statistical profile (external link) based on 2006 Census data is available from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Sitting Member

Lisa Neville - ALP (Parliament website, external link)

Historical pattern

1967-76*Liberal
1985-92ALP
1992-2002Liberal
2002-presentALP
*Abolished in 1976, and re-established in 1985


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