Division of Burke (1949–55)
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Australian House of Representatives Division
|Namesake||Robert O'Hara Burke|
The Division of Burke was an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. The division was created in 1949 and replaced the similarly located and pronounced division of Bourke. It was abolished in 1955.
About the electorate
The division was named after Robert O'Hara Burke, an explorer who led the Victorian expedition in 1860, the first to cross Australia from south to north.