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Lowan District profile


Features of the District

Location:Lowan District is a rural electorate located north-west of Melbourne.

Area:34,540 square kilometres.

Features:The district is the largest District in Victoria, and stretches from the Big Desert to within ten kilometres of the coast. It includes the wheat growing area of the Wimmera and the wool growing areas of the western district. Natural features include the Grampians and Mount Arapiles.

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

Hugh Delahunty - Nationals (Parliament website, external link)

Historical pattern

1889-94Conservative
1894-97Liberal
1897-99Conservative
1899-1900Conservative Liberal
1900-07Conservative
1907-08Fusion
1908-09Conservative
1909-20Fusion Liberal/Liberal/National
1920-45*VFU/Country
1955-67LCP/Liberal
1967-70Country
1970-79Liberal
1979-92**National
2002-presentNational
* Abolished in 1945, re-established in 1955
** Abolished 1992, re-established in 2002


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(Interstate & overseas callers)
Main fax:
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Enrolment fax:
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