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Current Member Mike SYMON
Current Party Australian Labor Party
Description Outer metropolitan
Location Deakin covers an area from Blackburn in the west to Croydon in the east. The main suburbs include Bayswater North, Blackburn, Blackburn North, Blackburn South, Burwood East, Croydon, Croydon South, Forest Hill, Heathmont, Mitcham, Nunawading, Ringwood, Ringwood East, Ringwood North and Vermont.
Origin Deakin was named after Sir Alfred Deakin (1856-1919), Australia's second Prime Minister (1903-4, 1905-8 and 1909-10). Deakin was first proclaimed in 1936. The first election was held for the Division in 1937.
Products/Industries Mainly residential with some light manufacturing, commercial and retail industries.
State VIC
Area 61 sq kms (approx)
Population 120,643 as at 2006
Enrolled Electors 87,825 as at 30/11/07

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