Profile of the electoral division of Dunkley (Vic)
Updated: 22 February 2012
Current, boundary gazetted 24 December 2010 – this boundary will apply at the next federal election.
If a by-election is held before the next federal election, the boundary as at the 2010 federal election will apply.
Named after Louisa Dunkley 1866–1927, founder of the Victorian Women's Post and Telegraph Association in 1900 and campaigner for equal pay for women.
Area and Location Description:
The Division of Dunkley is located south-east of Melbourne. It covers an area of approximately 140 sq km from Seaford in the north to Mornington in the south. The main suburbs include Baxter (part), Frankston, Frankston North, Frankston South, Langwarrin, Langwarrin South, Mt Eliza, Mornington, Seaford and Skye (part).
Products/Industries of the Area:
Light industry, commercial and retail.
Billson, B (LP) 1996–
Chynoweth, R L (ALP) 1993–1996
Ford, F A (LP) 1990–1993
Chynoweth, R L (ALP) 1984–1990