Profile of the electoral division of McMillan (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 Angus McMillan 1810–65, pioneer and explorer who made several trips into Gippsland.
Area and Location Description:
The Division of McMillan is located in south-eastern Victoria. It covers an area of approximately 8 358 sq km from Pakenham in the west to Newborough in the east and Noojee in the north to Wilsons Promontory in the south. The main towns include Drouin, Erica, Foster, Inverloch, Korumburra, Leongatha, Mirboo North, Moe, Neerim South, Newborough, Nyora, Pakenham Trafalgar, Walhalla, Warragul, Wonthaggi, Yallourn North and Yarragon.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Dairy farming, fruit, forestry, potato growing, sawmilling, tourism and fishing.
Broadbent, R (LP) 2004–
Zahra, C (ALP) 1998–2004
Broadbent, R (LP) 1996–1998
Cunningham, B T (ALP) 1993–1996
Riggall, J P (LP) 1990–1993
Cunningham, B T (ALP) 1980–1990
Simon, B D (LP) 1975–1980
Hewson, H A (CP/NCP) 1972–1975
Buchanan, A A (LP) 1955–1972
Brown, G W (LP) 1949–1955