Profile of the electoral division of Nicholls (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:
2019 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
2019 federal election
Maps and data
A4 map of the electoral division of Nicholls (2018) [PDF 724KB]
Map of the Division of Nicholls (2018) [PDF 5.72MB]
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Name Derivation:

In recognition of their significant contribution in advocating for Aboriginal rights and welfare, the electoral divison is jointly named in honour of:

  • Sir Douglas Ralph Nicholls MBE(C) OBE(C) KCVO, 1906–88, a Yorta Yorta, Baraparapa, Dja Dja Wurrung, Jupagalk and Wergaia man, and
  • Lady Gladys Nicholls, 1906–81, a Baraparapa and Dja Dja Wurrung woman.
Area
14,768 sq km
Location description

The Division of Nicholls consists of:

  • Campaspe Shire Council,
  • Greater Shepparton City Council,
  • Moira Shire Council,
  • part of the Mitchell Shire Council, and
  • part of the Strathbogie Shire Council.
Demographic Rating:
Rural – outside capital cities and without majority of enrolment in major provincial cities.
Current member details:

Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website

Previous members:

The first member was elected at the 2019 federal general election.

Former members for any electoral division 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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