Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
House of Representatives Updated: 15/09/2010 11:20:39 AM


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Division Profile
State Victoria
Elected Member Cheeseman, D (ALP) 2007-
Name Derivation Named after Lake Corangamite. The name of the lake originated from the Aboriginal word for 'bitter', describing the salt content of the lake.
First Proclaimed / Election 1900/1901
Area 7724 sq. kms
Demographic Provincial
Pre-Election Seat Status Marginal
Seat Status Marginal
Enrolment 101,512
Turnout 95.37%
Informal 3.22%
Location Corangamite covers an area of 7 724 sq km encasing spectacular coastline, scenic rainforest, magnificent beaches, and rolling plains. The localities of Anglesea, Apollo Bay, Barwon Heads, Colac, Inverleigh, Linton (part), Lorne, Torquay and Winchelsea and parts of the Greater City of Geelong (Belmont, Grovedale, Highton, Ocean Grove, Portarlington) are located in this division. The division of Corangamite is bordered by the division of Wannon to the west, the division of Ballarat to the north and the division of Corio to the east.
Products and Industry Includes primary production (beef, crops, dairy, fishing, forestry, sheep, horticulture and organic farming ), food processing, manufacturing, retail and tourism.

Cheeseman, D (ALP) 2007-
McArthur, S (LP) 1984-2007
Street, A A (LP) 1966-1984
Mackinnon, E D (LP) 1953-1966
McDonald, A M (UAP/LP) 1940-1953
Street, G A (UAP) 1934-1940
Gibson, W G (CP) 1931-1934
Crouch, R A (ALP) 1929-1931
Gibson, W G (FU/VFU/CP) 1918-1929
Manifold, J C (LIB/NAT) 1913-1918
Scullin, J H (ALP) 1910-1913
Wilson, J G (FT/ANTI-SOC) 1903-1910
Manifold, J C (PROT) 1901-1903

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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