2001 Profile of the division of Dunkley

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

Victoria

Name Derivation:

Named after Louisa Margaret Dunkley (1866–1927), founder of the Victorian Women's Post and Telegraph Association in 1900 and campaigner for equal pay for women.

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 124 sq km from Seaford in the north to Mornington in the south.

The main suburbs include Frankston, Frankston North, Langwarrin, Mt Eliza, Mornington, Seaford and Skye.

Products/Industries of the area:

Light industry, commercial and retail.

First Proclaimed/Election

1984

Members

  • Bruce Billson (LP) 1996–
  • R L Chynoweth (ALP) 1993–96
  • F A Ford (LP) 1990–93
  • R L Chynoweth (ALP) 1984–90

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: 81 845

Informal Vote: 2.88%

Turnout: 96.03%

Seat Status: Marginal Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 47.96%
  • LP: 52.04%

Enrolment: 84 034

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 0.82%
  • Preamble Question 0.89%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 95.54%
  • Preamble Question 95.53%

Enrolment: 85 129

Informal Vote: 3.45%

Turnout: 95.58%

Seat Status: Marginal Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 44.58%
  • LP: 55.42%
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