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Benambra District profile


Features of the District

Location:Benambra District is a rural electorate situated north-east of Melbourne.

Area:9,102 square kilometres.

Features:The Benambra District features Lake Hume, the Kiewa, Mitta Mitta and Upper Murray Valleys and the Victorian Alps. The historic goldmining towns of Beechworth, Chiltern and Yackandandah are popular tourist attractions. Industries include agriculture, wine production and tourism.

UpperĀ House
Region:
Northern Victoria Region


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

Sitting Member

Bill Tilley - Liberal (Parliament website, external link)

Historical pattern

1877-80Liberal
1880-86Conservative
1886-89Liberal
1889-99Conservative
1899-1902Conservative Liberal
1902-07Conservative
1907-08Fusion
1908-09Conservative
1909-17Fusion Liberal/Liberal
1917-18Economy
1918-32National/UAP
1932-76Country/Nationals
1976-presentLiberal


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Main fax:
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