Profile of the electoral division of Melbourne Ports (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.
The Division of Melbourne Ports is located to the south of Melbourne's central business district. It covers an area of approximately 40 sq km around the north and north-eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay. The suburbs include Albert Park, Balaclava, Caulfield, Caulfield East, Caulfield North, part of Elsternwick, Elwood, Middle Park, Port Melbourne, Ripponlea, St Kilda, St Kilda East, St Kilda West, Southbank, South Melbourne and parts of South Yarra and Docklands.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Car assembly plants, aircraft parts production, stevedoring and various manufacturing, commercial and retail industries.
Danby, M (ALP) 1998–
Holding, C (ALP) 1977–1998
Crean, F (ALP) 1951–1977
Holloway, E J (FLP/ALP) 1931–1951
Mathews, J (ALP) 1906–1931
Mauger, S (PROT) 1901–1906