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Prahran District profile


Features of the District

Location:Prahran District is an inner metropolitan electorate approximately two kilometres south-east of Melbourne.

Area:12 square kilometres.

Suburbs:Prahran, South Yarra and Windsor. Parts of Melbourne, St Kilda, St Kilda East and Toorak.

Features:The district is the smallest District in Victoria. It includes residential and well developed commercial areas, the Royal Botanic Gardens and Government House, Como Park and the Prahran campus of Swinburne University of Technology.

UpperĀ 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

Clem Newton-Brown - Liberal (Parliament website, external link)

Historical pattern

1889-93Liberal
1893-94Conservative
1894-97ALP
1897-1907Liberal
1907-08Fusion
1908-09Liberal
1909-20Fusion Liberal/Liberal/National
1920-21ALP
1921-24National
1924-32ALP
1932Premiers Plan Labor
1932-45UAP/Liberal
1945-55ALP
1955-79LCP/Liberal
1979-85ALP
1985-2002Liberal
2002-2010ALP
2010-presentLiberal


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