Profile of the electoral division of Scullin (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 James Scullin 1876–1953, Prime Minister of Australia 1929–32.
Area and Location Description:
The Division of Scullin is located north-east of Melbourne. It covers an area of approximately 169 sq km from Epping in the west to Wattle Glen and Hurstbridge in the east. The main suburbs include Diamond Creek, Epping, Lalor, Mill Park, Plenty, Watsonia North, Wattle Glen, Yarrambat and parts of Bundoora, Greensborough, Hurstbridge, South Morang, Thomastown and Wollert.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Manufacturing, light industrial, food processing, packaging and distribution, health and education.
Jenkins, H (ALP) 1986–
Jenkins, H A (ALP) 1969–1986
Peters, E W (ALP) 1955–1969