Division of Laanecoorie

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Laanecoorie
Australian House of Representatives Division
Created 1901
Abolished 1913
Namesake Laanecoorie

The Division of Laanecoorie was an Australian Electoral Division in the state of Victoria. It was located in the centre of the state, covering the towns of Creswick, Maldon and Maryborough, and later Castlemaine. It was named after the town of Laanecoorie.

The Division was proclaimed in 1900, and was one of the original 75 divisions to be contested at the first Federal election. It was abolished at the redistribution of 1 February 1913. It was held by one member, Carty Salmon, who was the second Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives from 1908 to 1910.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  Carty Salmon Protectionist 1901–1909
  Commonwealth Liberal 1909–1913

Election results[edit]