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Division Profile
Division Name GIPPSLAND
State Victoria
Elected Member McGauran, P (NP) 1983-
Name Derivation Named after the area which was explored by Angus McMillan in 1839. It was named after Governor Sir George Gipps.
First Proclaimed / Election 1901
Area 33264 sq. kms
Demographic Rural
Pre-Election Seat Status Marginal
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 95,580
Turnout 89.68%
Informal 2.88%
Location Gippsland covers an area of approximately 33 264 sq km from the New South Wales border in the north-east to Port Albert in the south-west. The main towns include Bairnsdale, Churchill, Heyfield, Lakes Entrance, Maffra, Morwell, Stratford, Traralgon, Yarram, Orbost, Rosedale and Sale.
Products and Industry Dairying, beef, fishing, forestry, sheep, cropping, sawmills, vegetables, oil, gas, tourism and correctional services, RAAF Base (East Sale).

McGauran, P (NP) 1983-
Nixon, P J (CP/NCP/NP) 1961-1983
Bowden, G J (CP) 1943-1961
Paterson, T (CP/LCP) 1922-1943
Wise, G H (PROT/NAT) 1914-1922
Bennett, J (LIB) 1913-1914
Wise, G H (PROT) 1906-1913
McLean, A (PROT) 1901-1906

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