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Current Member
Description Inner metropolitan
Location The Division of Melbourne covers an area from Merri Creek and the Yarra River in the east to the Maribyrnong River in the west and from Ascot Vale/Brunswick in the north to the Yarra River in the south. The division includes the Central Business District of the City of Melbourne and the suburbs of Abbotsford, Ascot Vale, Carlton, Carlton North, Clifton Hill, Collingwood, East Melbourne, Fitzroy, Fitzroy North, Flemington, Kensington, North Melbourne, Parkville, Richmond, and West Melbourne. Alphington and Fairfield shared the division of Batman, Brunswick and Brunswick East are shared with the division of Wills and Docklands is shared with the division of Melbourne Ports.
Origin Melbourne was named after the City of Melbourne, which in 1837 was named after Lord Melbourne, who was the Prime Minister of Britain at that time. Melbourne was first proclaimed in 1900. The first election was held for the Division in 1901.
Products/Industries Heavy and light engineering, extensive manufacturing, commercial and retail activities (including Melbourne markets and central business district), dockyards, clothing and footwear industries, warehousing and distribution of white goods, building and other general goods.
State VIC
Area 53 sq kms (approx)
Population 155,824 as at 2006
Enrolled Electors 98,918 as at 30/11/07

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