Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
House of Representatives Updated: 29/09/2010 3:40:56 PM


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Division Profile
Division Name MELBOURNE
State Victoria
Elected Member Bandt, A (GRN) 2010-
Name Derivation Named after the city of Melbourne which was named in 1837 by Governor Bourke after Lord Melbourne, who was then Prime Minister of Britain.
First Proclaimed / Election 1900/1901
Area 53 sq. kms
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Pre-Election Seat Status Marginal
Seat Status Fairly Safe
Enrolment 102,881
Turnout 90.09%
Informal 3.62%
Location The Division of Melbourne covers an area of approximately 53 sq km from Merri Creek and the Yarra River in the east to the Maribyrnong River in the west and from Ascot Vale/Brunswick in the north to the Yarra River in the south. The division includes the central business district of the City of Melbourne and the suburbs of Abbotsford, Ascot Vale, Carlton, Carlton North, Clifton Hill, Collingwood, East Melbourne, Fitzroy, Fitzroy North (part), Flemington, Kensington, North Melbourne, Parkville, Richmond and West Melbourne. Alphington and Fairfield are shared with the division of Batman, Brunswick, and Brunswick East are shared with the division of Wills and Docklands is shared with the division of Melbourne Ports.
Products and Industry Heavy and light engineering, extensive manufacturing, commercial and retail activities (including Melbourne markets and central business district), dockyards, clothing and footwear industries, warehousing and distributing of white goods, building and other general goods.

Bandt, A (GRN) 2010-
Tanner, L (ALP) 1993-2010
Hand, G L (ALP) 1983-1993
Innes, U E (ALP) 1972-1983
Calwell, A A (ALP) 1940-1972
Malony, W R N (ALP/FLP) 1904-1940
McEacharn, M D (PROT) 1901-1904

Please Note: the division profile displayed above was at the time of the election. Please consult the AEC website for the most current division profile.



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