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Current Member Maria VAMVAKINOU
Current Party Australian Labor Party
Description Outer metropolitan
Location Calwell covers an area from Craigieburn in the east to Sunbury in the west and from Tullamarine in the south to Clarkefield in the north. The localities it covers include Attwood, Broadmeadows, Bulla, Campbellfield, Coolaroo, Craigieburn, Dallas, Gladstone Park, Greenvale, Jacana, Kalkallo, Meadow Heights, Melbourne Airport, Mickleham, Oaklands Junction, Roxburgh Park, Somerton, Sunbury, Westmeadows, Wildwood and Yuroke
Origin Calwell was named after Arthur Calwell, Minister 1943-9, Member of the House of Representatives 1940-72, ALP Leader 1960-7. He is the only political leader in Australia's history to have had an assassination attempt against him. Calwell was first proclaimed in 1984. The first election was held for the Division in 1984.
Products/Industries Automobile manufacturing, food processing, general farming, horse studs, textiles, clothing, transport, telecommunications, airline industries, wine production and service industries.
State VIC
Area 504 sq kms (approx)
Population 147,783 as at 2006
Enrolled Electors 96,043 as at 30/11/07

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