2001 Profile of the division of Menzies

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

Victoria

Name Derivation:

Named after Sir Robert Gordon Menzies (1894–1978), Prime Minister of Australia (1939–1941 and 1949–1966).

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 116 sq km from Bulleen in the west to Wonga Park in the east.

The main suburbs include Bulleen, Doncaster, Doncaster East, Donvale, Park Orchards, Ringwood North, Templestowe, Templestowe Lower, Warrandyte, Warrandyte South, Warranwood and Wonga Park.

Products/Industries of the area:

Various light industries.

First Proclaimed/Election

1984

Members

  • Kevin J Andrews (LP) 1991–
  • N A Brown (LP) 1984–91

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: 81 442

Informal Vote: 3.18%

Turnout: 95.79%

Seat Status: Marginal Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 44.60%
  • LP: 55.40%

Enrolment: 83 439

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 0.82%
  • Preamble Question 0.94%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 95.72%
  • Preamble Question 95.73%

Enrolment: 84 613

Informal Vote: 3.45%

Turnout: 95.49%

Seat Status: Fairly Safe Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 41.06%
  • LP: 58.94%
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