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Current Member Catherine KING
Current Party Australian Labor Party
Description Provincial
Location Ballarat covers an area from Ballarat in the West to Bacchus Marsh in the East. Ballarat shares boundaries with the divisions of Bendigo in the north, Lalor and McEwen in the east, Corangamite and Corio in the south and Wannon in the west. The suburbs in the division of Ballarat include Bacchus Marsh, Ballan, Ballarat, Blackwood, Buninyong, Burrumbeet, Clunes, Creswick, Daylesford, Myrniong, Trentham.
Origin Named after the city of Ballarat. The name is apparently derived from the Aboriginal word 'balaarat' meaning 'a resting or camping place'. The division of Ballarat was first proclaimed in 1901.
Products/Industries Primary Industry include beef cattle, sheep, potatoes, apples, mineral water, market gardening and gold mining. Secondary industries include tourism, clothing and fabrics, sawmilling, engineering and confectionery.
State VIC
Area 4,652 sq kms (approx)
Population 129,222 as at 2006
Enrolled Electors 93,996 as at 30/11/07

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