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Bendigo East District profile


Features of the District

Location:Bendigo East District is an urbanised rural electorate located north-west of Melbourne.

Area:2,086 square kilometres.

Features:The district includes the western end of Lake Eppalock, the Bendigo Aerodrome and the Bendigo racecourse. The city of Bendigo was a major gold mining centre in the nineteenth century and is a popular tourist destination. Industries include mining, dairy and sheep farming, fruit growing, manufacturing 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

Jacinta Allan - ALP (Parliament website, external link)

Historical pattern

1904-07Liberal
1907Fusion
1907-27*ALP
1985-99Liberal
1999-presentALP
*Abolished in 1927, and re-established in 1985


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+61 3 8620 1100
(Interstate & overseas callers)
Main fax:
+61 3 9629 8632
Enrolment fax:
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