Profile of the electoral division of Maribyrnong (Vic)

Updated: 19 November 2019
State/Territory:
Victoria
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
13 July 2018
First election this name was used at:
1906 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
2019 federal election
Maps and data
A4 map of the electoral division of Maribyrnong (2018) [PDF 724KB]
Map of the Division of Maribyrnong (2018) [PDF 2.66MB]
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Name Derivation:

Named after the Maribyrnong River. The name 'Maribyrnong' is variously believed to be:

  • an Aboriginal word for 'yam' or 'edible root', or
  • derived from the Woiwaurrung word 'Mirrangbamurn', with 'mirrang' meaning eye and 'barmurn' meaning ringtail possum, or
  • from the traditional name 'Mareingalk', country belonging to the Mareinbulluc
Area
64 sq km
Location description

The Division of Maribyrnong consists of:

  • Moonee Valley City Council,
  • Part of the Brimbank City Council,
  • Part of the Hume City Council,
  • Part of the Maribyrnong City Council, and
  • Part of the Melbourne 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

Previous 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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