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Melbourne District profile


Features of the District

Location:Melbourne District is a central metropolitan electorate.

Area:31 square kilometres.

Suburbs:Carlton, Carlton North, East Melbourne, Flemington, Kensington, Newmarket, North Melbourne, Parkville, West Melbourne and parts of Ascot Vale.

Features:The district includes densely populated residential areas and the city’s business precinct. Features include Royal Park, the Zoological Gardens, the Fitzroy Gardens, Princes Park, the MCG, Parliament House, the Museum of Victoria, the University of Melbourne, the Queen Victoria Market, the Royal Agricultural Society Showgrounds and the Flemington Racecourse.

Upper House
Region:
Northern Metropolitan Region


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

Sitting Member

Jennifer Kanis - ALP (by-election on 21 Jul 2012)

Historical pattern

1856-59*Unaffiliated
1889-1900Conservative
1900-01ALP
1901-07Conservative
1907-08Fusion
1908Liberal
1908-55ALP
1955Anti-Communist Labor
1955-presentALP
*Abolished in 1859, and re-established in 1889


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