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Division Name MALLEE
State Victoria
Elected Member Forrest, J (NP) 1993-
Name Derivation Named after the area in which it is located. Mallee is an Aboriginal word for dwarf eucalypts which grow in the area.
First Proclaimed / Election 1948/1949
Area 70694 sq. kms
Demographic Rural
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 90,678
Turnout 95.82%
Informal 3.49%
Location Mallee covers an area of approximately 70 694 sq km in the north west corner of Victoria. It is bordered by the Murray River in the north, the South Australian border in the west, the division of Wannon in the south, and the divisions of Bendigo and Murray in the east. The main centres are Mildura in the north, Warracknabeal, St Arnaud, Horsham in the south and Swan Hill and Kerang in the east.
Products and Industry Dried fruit, citrus, stone fruit, wheat and cereals, wool, sheep, vegetables, vineyards, olive oil, dairying, beef cattle, pig raising, meat works, gold mining and flour milling.

FORREST, J (NP) 1993-
FISHER, P S (CP/NCP/NP) 1972-1993
TURNBULL, W G (CP) 1949-1972

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