2001 Profile of the division of Scullin

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

Victoria

Name Derivation:

Named after James Henry Scullin (1876–1953), Prime Minister of Australia (1929–1932).

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 104 sq km from Epping in the west to Greensborough in the east.

The main suburbs include Bundoora, Epping, Greensborough, Lalor, Mill Park, Plenty, South Morang and Thomastown.

Products/Industries of the area:

Manufacturing, including clothing and textiles, metal products, machinery and equipment, petroleum and chemicals and telecommunications.

First Proclaimed/Election

1955

Members

  • Harry Jenkins (ALP) 1986–
  • H A Jenkins (ALP) 1969–86
  • E W Peters (ALP) 1955–69

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: 83 213

Informal Vote: 3.47%

Turnout: 96.18%

Seat Status: Safe Labor

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 71.84%
  • LP: 28.16%

Enrolment: 86 125

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 1.21%
  • Preamble Question 1.14%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 95.85%
  • Preamble Question 95.84%

Enrolment: 88 866

Informal Vote: 4.9%

Turnout: 96.21%

Seat Status: Safe Labor

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 69.19%
  • LP: 30.81%
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