2001 Profile of the division of Casey

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

Victoria

Name Derivation:

Named after Lord Richard Casey (1890–1976), a former Governor-General of Australia (1965–1969).

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 411 sq km from Ringwood East in the west to Seville East in the east, Coldstream in the north to Monbulk in the south.

Products/Industries of the area:

Market gardens, orchards, nurseries, flower farms, vineyards, light manufacturing and engineering.

First Proclaimed/Election

1968/1969

Members

  • Anthony Smith (LP) 2001–
  • M Woolbridge (LP) 1998–2001
  • R Halverson (LP) 1984–98
  • A P Steedman (ALP) 1983–84
  • P D Falconer (LP) 1975–83
  • C R Mathews (ALP) 1972–75
  • P Howson (LP) 1969–72

For Current Members information, browse the Parliament of Australia Members page.

AEC – Divisional Office Contact Numbers and Addresses

Demographic Rating

Outer Metropolitan

Statistical information
3 October 1998 Election 6 November 1999 Referendum 10 November 2001 Election

Enrolment: 80 213

Informal Vote: 4.02%

Turnout: 96.11%

Seat Status: Marginal Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 45.13%
  • LP: 54.87%

Enrolment: 82 779

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 0.89%
  • Preamble Question 0.98%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 95.94%
  • Preamble Question 95.94%

Enrolment: 85 278

Informal Vote: 3.58%

Turnout: 95.74%

Seat Status: Fairly Safe Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 42.84%
  • LP: 57.16%
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