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 Sir Isaac Isaacs 1855–1948, Member of the House of Representatives 1901–06, Chief Justice of the High Court 1930 and Governor-General of Australia 1931–36.
Area and Location Description:
The Division of Isaacs is located in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs. It covers an area of approximately 166 sq km on the eastern side of Port Phillip Bay from Mentone to Carrum then inland to Skye and up to Noble Park. The main suburbs include Aspendale, Aspendale Gardens, Bonbeach, Braeside, Carrum, Carrum Downs (part), Chelsea, Chelsea Heights, Dandenong South, Edithvale, Keysborough, Lyndhurst (part), Mentone (part), Mordialloc, Noble Park (part), Parkdale, Patterson Lakes, Skye (part) and Waterways.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Light manufacturing especially around Braeside.
Dreyfus, M (ALP) 2007–
Corcoran, A (ALP) 2000–2007
Wilton, G S (ALP) 1996–2000
Atkinson, R A (LP) 1990–1996
Charles, D E (ALP) 1980–1990
Burns, W G (LP) 1977–1980
Hamer, D J (LP) 1975–1977
Clayton, G (ALP) 1974–1975
Hamer, D J (LP) 1969–1974
Haworth, W C (LP) 1949–1969