Australian Electoral Commission

2001 Profile of the division of Indi

Updated: 9 February 2011

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Name Derivation:

Named after an Aboriginal name for the Murray River.

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 24 044 sq km along the New South Wales border from Yarrawonga to Corryong in the north and to Euroa in the south and Dinner Plain in the east.

The main towns include Beechworth, Benalla, Bright, Corryong, Euroa, Mount Beauty, Myrtleford, Rutherglen, Tallangatta, Violet Town, Wangaratta, Wodonga and Yarrawonga.

Products/Industries of the area:

Forestry, woodchipping, tobacco, fruit (kiwi fruit, blueberries, stone and citrus fruits), viticulture, agriculture, timber processing, manufacturing and tourism.

First Proclaimed/Election



Sophie Panopoulos (LP) 2001–

L Lieberman (LP) 1993–2001

E C Cameron (LP) 1977–93

R M Holton (ACP/NCP) 1958–77

W D Bostock (LP) 1949–58

J McEwen (ACP) 1937–49

W J Hutchinson (UAP) 1931–37

P Jones (ALP) 1928–31

R Cook (ACP) 1919–28

J W Leckie (NP) 1917–19

P J Moloney (ALP) 1914–17

C J Ahern (LIB) 1913–14

P J Moloney (ALP) 1910–13

J T Brown (ASP) 1906–10

I A Isaacs (PROT) 1901–06

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Demographic Rating


3 October 1998 Election 6 November 1999 Referendum 10 November 2001 Election

Enrolment: 82 066

Informal Vote: 3.88%

Turnout: 96.18%

Seat Status: Safe Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

ALP: 39.89%

LP: 60.11%

Enrolment: 84 170

Informal Vote:

Republic Question 0.72%

Preamble Question 0.79%


Republic Question 95.60%

Preamble Question 95.57%

Enrolment: 85 758

Informal Vote: 5.22%

Turnout: 95.64%

Seat Status: Safe Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

ALP: 38.85%

LP: 61.15%