2001 Profile of the division of Melbourne Ports

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

Victoria

Name Derivation:

Named after the area in which it is located.

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 43 sq km around the north and north-eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay.

The suburbs include Albert Park, Balaclava, Caulfield, Elsternwick, Elwood, Middle Park, Port Melbourne, St Kilda and South Melbourne.

Products/Industries of the area:

Car assembly plants, aircraft parts production, stevedoring and various manufacturing, commercial and retail industries.

First Proclaimed/Election

1900/1901

Members

  • Michael Danby (ALP) 1998–
  • C Holding (ALP) 1977–98
  • F Crean (ALP) 1951–77
  • E J Holloway (FLP/ALP) 1931–51
  • J Mathews (ALP) 1906–31
  • S Mauger (PROT) 1901–06

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

AEC – Divisional Office Contact Numbers and Addresses

Demographic Rating

Inner Metropolitan

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

Enrolment: 83 247

Informal Vote: 3.11%

Turnout: 92.34%

Seat Status: Marginal Labor

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 55.83%
  • LP: 44.17%

Enrolment: 85 574

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 0.96%
  • Preamble Question 1.01%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 92.25%
  • Preamble Question 92.26%

Enrolment: 89 113

Informal Vote: 3.26%

Turnout: 91.68%

Seat Status: Marginal Labor

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 55.69%
  • LP: 44.31%
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