Geelong District

Sitting MP

The sitting Member of Parliament (MP) for Geelong is Christine Couzens (Australian Labor Party)

Find their contact details on the Parliament of Victoria website 

Region this district is in

This district is in Western Victoria Region.

Facts and figures

  • Key boundary changes

    The 2020-21 redivision of State electoral boundaries made the following changes to Geelong District.

    Geelong District lost:

    • 3,313 voters to South Barwon District (part of Belmont).

    Geelong District gained:

    • 1,404 voters from Bellarine District (Moolap)
    • 5,275 voters from Polwarth District (Bannockburn, Batesford, Fyansford, Gheringhap, Murgheboluc, Russells Bridge, Stonehaven and Sutherlands Creek).
  • Two-party-preferred analysis

    The tables below show two-party-preferred (2PP) results from the 2018 State election, based on the old and new electoral boundaries.

    Actual 2018 State election results by 2PP

    Party Votes %
    ALP 24,847 60.1%
    Liberal 16,469 39.9%

    Estimated 2018 State election results by 2PP with new district boundaries

    Party Votes %
    ALP 26,513 60.3%
    Liberal 17,471 39.7%

    To estimate the 2018 votes on the new boundaries, we have allocated the votes from each voting centre according to where the new boundaries are.

  • Past results
  • Historical pattern
    Year Party
    1856-59* Unaffiliated
    1877-81 Liberal
    1881-86 Unaffiliated
    1886-1902 Liberal
    1902-04 Conservative
    1904-07 ALP
    1907-08 Fusion
    1908 Conservative
    1908-16 ALP
    1916-17 National Labor
    1917-20 National
    1920-32 ALP
    1932-35 United Australia Party
    1935-48 ALP
    1948-50 Liberal/Liberal and Country Party
    1950-55 ALP
    1955-76** Liberal and Country Party/Liberal
    1985-92 ALP
    1992-99 Liberal
    1999-present ALP

    * Geelong District was removed in 1859 and created again in 1877.

    ** Geelong District was removed in 1976 and created again in 1985.