Profile of the electoral division of Macnamara (Vic)

Updated: 26 July 2021
State/Territory:
Victoria
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
26 July 2021
First election this name was used at:
2019 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
First federal election following the 2019 federal election
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Name Derivation:
Named in honour of Dame Annie Jean Macnamara DBE, 1899–1968. Macnamara was a medical researcher and doctor who discovered there was more than one type of the polio virus and worked extensively with children suffering from poliomyelitis, training doctors and physiotherapists in the management of the disease.
Area
40 sq km
Location description

The Division of Macnamara consists of:

  • part of the Glen Eira City Council
  • part of the Melbourne City Council, and
  • Port Phillip City Council.
Demographic Rating:
Inner Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and consisting of well-established built-up suburbs.
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Members:
Former members for an electoral division of this name can be found by searching ‘Electoral divisions’ or ‘Members of the House of Representatives since 1901’ in the historical information section of the Parliamentary Handbook
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information:
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.
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