Electoral district of Korong

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Korong
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
State Victoria
Dates current 1889–1927, 1945–1955
Demographic Rural

The Electoral district of Korong was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Victoria.[1]

It was created by Electoral Act Amendment Act 1888[2] its area was defined as: "Commencing at the intersection of the Loddon River with the Eaglehawk and Inglewood Railway ; thence down the river to the north-east angle of the parish of Leaghur; along the northern and western boundaries of that parish to south-east angle of the parish of Gredgwin ; along the south and south-western boundaries of that parish to the south-east angle of the parish of Quambatook ; westerly by the south boundary of that parish to the Avoca River ; southerly by that river to the Avoca Forest pre-emptive right; north-easterly by the road from Avoca Forest to Inglewood through Wehla to the west boundary of Inglewood borough (as described in the 'Local Government Act' 1874); north, east, and south along the west, north, and east boundaries of the borough to the Eaglehawk and Inglewood Railway line ; south-easterly by that line to the commencing point".[2]

Members for Korong[edit]

First incarnation (1889–1927)
Member Party Term
  Robert Calvert Ministerialist 1889–1892
  Thomas Langdon Ministerialist 1892–1914
  Achilles Gray Ministerialist 1914–1917
  Isaac Weaver VFU 1917–1920
Country 1920–1927
Second incarnation (1945–1955)
Member Party Term
(Sir) Albert Dunstan Country 1945–1950
Keith Turnbull Liberal and Country 1950–1955

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Re-Member, Parliament of Victoria.
  2. ^ a b "The Electoral Act Amendment Act 1888" (pdf). Retrieved 13 June 2013. 

Coordinates: 36°20′S 143°45′E / 36.333°S 143.750°E / -36.333; 143.750