Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
House of Representatives Updated: Friday, 27 September 2013 01:54:17 PM


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Division Profile
Division Name BATMAN
State Victoria
Elected Member Feeney, D (ALP) 2013-
Name Derivation Named after John Batman 1801-39, the early settler and explorer, known as the 'Founder of Melbourne'.
First Proclaimed / Election 1906
Area 66 sq. kms
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Pre-Election Seat Status Fairly Safe
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 103,239
Turnout 91.60%
Informal 5.76%
Location The Division of Batman is located in Melbourne's northern suburbs. It covers an area of approximately 66 sq km from Thomastown/Bundoora in the north to Clifton Hill in the south, with Merri Creek providing the vast majority of the western boundary and Darebin Creek, parts of Macleod and Plenty Road Bundoora providing the eastern boundary. The suburbs of Alphington, Bundoora (part), Clifton Hill, Coburg North (part), Fairfield, Kingsbury, Macleod (part), Northcote, Preston, Reservoir, Thomastown (part) and Thornbury are in this division.
Products and Industry Light engineering, textiles, clothing and footwear and general retail.

Feeney, D (ALP) 2013-
Ferguson, M (ALP) 1996-2013
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

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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