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Current Member Bill SHORTEN
Current Party Australian Labor Party
Description Outer metropolitan
Location Maribyrnong covers an area from Essendon in the east to St Albans in the west, Tullamarine in the north to Brooklyn in the south. The suburbs include: Aberfeldie, Airport West, Albion, Avondale Heights, Brooklyn, Essendon, Essendon North, Essendon West, Kealba, Keilor East, Keilor Park, Marybyrnong, Moonee Ponds, Niddrie, St Albans, Sunshine, Sunshine North and Tullamarine.
Origin Maribyrnong was named after the Maribyrnong River which is an Aboriginal word for 'yam' or 'edible root'. Maribyrnong was first proclaimed in 1906. The first election was held for the Division in 1906.
Products/Industries Mainly suburban housing, with areas of light manufacturing and retail businesses. The division contains Honda Australia's main centre and Catepillar of Australia Ltd. Recreational landmarks include Moonee Valley Racecourse and Brimbank Park.
State VIC
Area 71 sq kms (approx)
Population 123,651 as at 2006
Enrolled Electors 87,680 as at 30/11/07

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