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Division Profile
Division Name WILLS
State Victoria
Elected Member Thomson, K (ALP) 1996-
Name Derivation Named after William Wills 1834-61, explorer and member of expedition which attempted to cross Australia in 1860-61.
First Proclaimed / Election 1948/1949
Area 57 sq. kms
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 93,368
Turnout 92.99%
Informal 5.50%
Location Wills covers an area of approximately 57 sq km from Fawkner and Glenroy in the north to Brunswick in the south and also includes Essendon Airport. The main suburbs include Brunswick, Coburg, Fawkner, Glenroy, Gowanbrae, Hadfield, Oak Park, Pascoe Vale and Strathmore.
Products and Industry This area contains many large industries including paper, tiles, hosiery, steel, paints, glass, textiles, Australian Defence Industries, joinery, electrical goods and various hardware industries.

THOMSON, K (ALP) 1996-
CLEARY, P R (IND) 1993-1996
HAWKE, R J L (ALP) 1980-1992
BRYANT, G M (ALP) 1955-1980
BRYSON, W G (ALP) 1949-1955

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