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Brighton District profile


Features of the District

Location:Brighton District is a metropolitan bayside electorate located approximately nine kilometres south-east of Melbourne.

Area:19 square kilometres.

Suburbs:Brighton and Brighton East. Parts of the suburbs of Elsternwick, Elwood, Hampton and Moorabbin.

Features:The district features foreshore recreation areas, the exclusive ‘Golden Mile’ residential area, and a diverse range of shopping areas, cafes and restaurants.

Upper House
Region:
Southern Metropolitan Region


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

Sitting Member

Louise Asher - Liberal (Parliament website, external link)

Historical pattern

1856-62Unaffiliated
1862-71Liberal
1871-1900Conservative
1900-02Conservative Liberal
1902-07Conservative
1907-08Fusion
1908-09Conservative
1909-24Fusion Liberal/Liberal/National
1924Liberal
1924-27National
1927-28Independent National
1928-37National/UAP
1937-43Independent
1943-45UAP/Liberal
1945Ministerial Liberal
1945-52Liberal/LCP
1952-55ERL/Victorian Liberal
1955-presentLCP/Liberal


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