Profile of the electoral division of Nicholls (Vic)

Updated: 9 July 2019
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]
Download GIS data
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.
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.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Dairy farming and agriculture including wineries and orchards, food processing, health care, education and training , and retail.
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


The first member for Nicholls will be elected at the next federal general election.

AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Further information:
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.
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