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Division Profile
Division Name BATMAN
State Victoria
Elected Member Ferguson, M (ALP) 1996-
Name Derivation Named after John Batman 1801-39, the early settler and explorer, known as the 'Founder of Melbourne'.
First Proclaimed / Election 1906
Area 53 sq. kms
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 85,747
Turnout 93.57%
Informal 5.84%
Location The Division of Batman is located in Melbourne's northern suburbs. It covers an area of approximately 53 sq km from Reservoir in the north to Northcote in the south, with Merri Creek providing the western boundary and Darebin Creek and part of Macleod providing the eastern boundary. The suburbs of Alphington (part), Bundoora (part), Coburg North (part), Fairfield (part), Kingsbury, Macleod (part), Northcote, Preston, Reservoir and Thornbury are in this division.
Products and Industry Light engineering, textiles, clothing and footwear.

HOWE, B L (ALP) 1977-1996
GARRICK, H J (ALP) 1969-1977
BENSON, S J (ALP/IND) 1962-1969
BIRD, A C (ALP) 1949-1962
BRENNAN, F (FLP/ALP) 1934-1949
DENNIS, S (UAP) 1931-1934
BRENNAN, F (ALP) 1911-1931
BEARD, H E (ALP) 1910-1910
COON, J (PROT) 1906-1910

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