Electoral districts of Victoria

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For electorates of the Victorian Legislative Council, see Electoral regions of Victoria.

Members of the Victorian Legislative Assembly, one of the two houses of the Parliament of the Australian State of Victoria, are elected from 88 single-member electoral districts, sometimes also referred to as "seats" or "electorates". The Legislative Assembly has had 88 electorates since the 1985 election, increased from 81 previously.

The last time electoral boundaries were redrawn was in 2001.[1] The Electoral Boundaries Commission reviewed electoral boundaries in 2013, new boundaries will apply at the next State election scheduled for 29 November 2014.[2]

Current districts[edit]

This is a list of districts as of November 2014.

Former districts[edit]

All districts with Creation and Abolition Dates[edit]

Some districts have been abolished and recreated, the incarnations are included as separate entries with a (1) or (2) etc. suffix.
This sortable table includes districts to be abolished or created at the election in November 2014.

District Created Abolished Notes
Abbotsford 1904 1927
Albert Park 1889 current
Alberton 1856 1859 absorbed into South Gipps Land 1859
Allandale 1904 1955 created when Clunes and Allandale was split up
Altona 1992 current
Anglesey (1) 1856 1859 Renamed to Dalhousie
Anglesey (2) 1889 1904
Ararat 1859 1904
Ascot Vale (1) 1955 1958
Ascot Vale (2) 1976 1985
Avoca 1859 1889
Ballarat 1927 1955
Ballarat East (1) 1859 1927
Ballarat East (2) 1992 2014
Ballarat North 1955 1992
Ballarat South 1955 1992
Ballarat West (1) 1859 1927
Ballarat West (2) 1992 2014
Balwyn 1955 1992
Barwon 1877 1955
Bass 2002 current
Bayswater 1992 current
Belfast 1856 1889 renamed to Port Fairy 1889
Bellarine (1) 1967 1976
Bellarine (2) 1985 current
Benalla 1904 2014
Benalla and Yarrawonga 1889 1904
Benambra 1877 current
Bendigo 1927 1985
Bendigo East (1) 1904 1927
Bendigo East (2) 1985 current
Bendigo West (1) 1904 1927
Bendigo West (2) 1985 current
Bennettswood 1967 2002
Bentleigh 1967 current
Berwick 1976 2002
Bogong 1889 1904
Boroondara (1) 1877 1889
Boroondara (2) 1904 1945
Borung (1) 1889 1927
Borung (2) 1945 1955
Bourke East See East Bourke
Box Hill 1945 current
Brighton 1856 current
Broadmeadows 1955 current
Brunswick (1) 1904 1955
Brunswick (2) 1976 1992
Brunswick (3) 2002 current
Brunswick East 1955 1976
Brunswick West 1955 1976
Bulla 1904 1927
Bulla and Dalhousie 1927 1945
Bulleen 1985 current
Bundoora 1976 current
Buninyong 2014 new
Burwood (1) 1955 1967
Burwood (2) 1976 current
Camberwell 1945 1976
Carlton 1877 1958
Carlton South 1889 1904
Carrum 1976 current
Castlemaine 1859 1904
Castlemaine and Kyneton 1927 1945
Castlemaine and Maldon 1904 1927
Castlemaine Boroughs 1856 1859
Caulfield 1927 current
Caulfield East 1955 1958
Clarinda 2014 new
Clayton 1985 2014
Clifton Hill 1927 1955
Clunes and Allandale 1889 1904
Coburg 1927 2002
Colac 1856 1859
Collingwood 1856 1958
Cranbourne 1992 current
Creswick 1859 1904
Crowlands 1859 1877
Croydon 2014 new
Dalhousie (1) 1859 1889 renamed from Anglesey
Dalhousie (2) 1904 1927
Dandenong 1904 current
Dandenong and Berwick 1889 1904
Dandenong North 1985 2002
Daylesford 1889 1927
Deer Park 1967 1976
Delatite 1877 1904
Derrimut (1) 1985 1992
Derrimut (2) 2002 2014
Donald and Swan Hill 1889 1904
Doncaster 1976 2014
Doveton 1985 1992
Dromana 1967 2002
Dundas 1859 1976 renamed from Dundas and Follett - same area
Dundas and Follett 1856 1859 renamed Dundas in 1859
Dunolly 1889 1904
Eaglehawk 1889 1927
East Bourke 1856 1904
East Bourke Boroughs 1859 1904
East Melbourne 1859 1927
Eastern Suburbs 1889 1904
Eildon 2014 new
Elsternwick 1945 1967
Eltham 1992 current
Emerald Hill 1859 1904
Essendon (1) 1904 1955
Essendon (2) 1958 current
Essendon and Flemington 1889 1904
Euroa 2014 new
Evelyn 1859 current
Evelyn and Mornington 1856 1859
Ferntree Gully 2002 current
Fitzroy 1877 1927
Fitzroy 1958 1967
Flemington (1) 1904 1945
Flemington (2) 1955 1967
Footscray (1) 1877 1904
Footscray (2) 1927 current
Forest Hill 1976 current
Frankston (1) 1967 1985
Frankston (2) 1992 current
Frankston East 1992 2002
Frankston North 1985 1992
Frankston South 1985 1992
Geelong (1) 1856 1859
Geelong (2) 1877 1976
Geelong (3) 1985 current
Geelong East (1) 1859 1877
Geelong East (2) 1976 1985
Geelong North 1967 2002
Geelong West (1) 1859 1877
Geelong West (2) 1955 1985
Gembrook 2002 current
Gippsland 1856 1859
Gippsland Central 1889 1904
Gippsland East 1889 current
Gippsland North 1859 1955 known as North Gippsland 1859-1889
Gippsland South 1859 current known as South Gippsland 1859-1889
Gippsland West (1) 1889 1976
Gippsland West (2) 1985 2002
Gisborne 1967 2002
Glen Iris (1) 1945 1955
Glen Iris (2) 1967 1976
Glen Waverley 1985 2002
Glenelg 1904 1927
Glenhuntly 1967 1985
Glenroy 1976 1985
Goulburn 1945 1955
Goulburn Valley 1904 1945
Grant (1) 1877 1904
Grant (2) 1927 1967
Greensborough 1967 1992
Grenville 1859 1927
Gunbower 1889 1945
Hampden 1904 1976
Hastings 2002 current
Hawthorn 1889 current
Heatherton 1967 1985
Heidelberg 1927 1945
Horsham 1889 1904
Ivanhoe 1945 current
Jika Jika 1904 1927
Jolimont and West Richmond 1889 1904
Kara Kara (1) 1877 1927
Kara Kara (2) 1955 1976
Kara Kara and Borung 1927 1945
Keilor 1976 2014
Kew 1927 current
Keysborough 2014 new
Kilmore 1856 1877
Kilmore and Anglesey 1877 1889
Kilmore, Dalhousie and Lancefield 1889 1904
Kilsyth 2002 2014
Knox 1976 2002
Korong (1) 1889 1927
Korong (2) 1945 1955
Korong and Eaglehawk 1927 1945
Kororoit 2002 current
Kyneton 1889 1904
Kyneton Boroughs 1856 1889
Lara 2002 current
Loddon 1856 1859
Lowan (1) 1889 1945
Lowan (2) 1955 current
Lyndhurst 2002 2014
Macedon 2002 current
Maldon 1859 1904
Malvern 1945 current
Mandurang 1859 1904
Maryborough (1) 1859 1877
Maryborough (2) 1889 1927
Maryborough and Daylesford 1927 1945
Maryborough and Talbot 1877 1889
Melbourne (1) 1856 1859
Melbourne (2) 1889 current
Melbourne South 1889 1904
Melbourne West see West Melbourne
Melton 1992 current
Mentone 1945 1992
Mernda 1945 1955
Midlands 1945 1985
Mildura 1927 current
Mill Park 1992 current
Mitcham 1967 2014
Moira 1877 1889
Monbulk 1967 current
Moonee Ponds 1945 1976
Moorabbin 1955 1976
Mooroolbark 1992 2002
Mordialloc 1992 current
Mornington (1) 1859 1967
Mornington (2) 1985 current
Morwell 1955 current
Mount Waverley 2002 current
Mulgrave 1958 1967
Mulgrave 2002 current
Murray 1856 1877 aka The Murray
Murray Boroughs 1856 1877
Murray Plains 2014 new renamed from Swan Hill
Murray Valley 1945 2014
Narracan 1967 current
Narre Warren North 2002 current
Narre Warren South 2002 current
Nepean 2002 current
Niddrie 1976 current
Noble Park 1976 1985
Normanby 1856 1904
North Gippsland 1859 1889 See Gippsland North
North Grant 1856 1859
North Grenville 1856 1859
North Melbourne 1859 1927
Northcote 1927 current
Numurkah and Nathalia 1889 1904
Nunawading 1927 1945
Oakleigh 1927 current
Ormond 1958 1967
Ouyen 1927 1945
Ovens 1856 1927 aka The Ovens
Ovens Valley 2014 new
Pakenham 1992 2002
Pascoe Vale (1) 1955 1958
Pascoe Vale (2) 1985 current
Polwarth 1889 current
Polwarth and South Grenville 1859 1889
Polwarth, Ripon, Hampden, South Grenville 1856 1859
Port Fairy 1889 1927 renamed from Belfast 1889
Port Fairy and Glenelg 1927 1945
Port Melbourne 1889 1958
Portland (1) 1856 1904
Portland (2) 1945 2002
Prahran 1889 current
Preston 1945 current
Public Officers 1904 1907
Railway Officers 1904 1907
Rainbow 1945 1955
Reservoir 1955 1992
Richmond 1856 current
Ringwood (1) 1958 1992
Ringwood (2) 2014 new
Ripon (1) 1945 1955
Ripon (2) 1976 current
Ripon and Hampden 1859 1904
Ripponlea 1955 1967
Rodney 1856 2014
Rowville 2014 new renamed from Scoresby
Sandhurst 1856 1904
Sandhurst South 1889 1904
Sandridge 1859 1889
Sandringham 1955 current
Scoresby (1) 1945 1976
Scoresby (2) 2002 2014 renamed to Rowville
Seymour 1992 2014
Shepparton (1) 1945 1955
Shepparton (2) 1967 current
Shepparton and Euroa 1889 1904
South Barwon 1976 current
South Bourke 1856 1889
South Gippsland 1859 1889 See Gippsland South
South Grant 1856 1877
South Melbourne 1856 1859
South Yarra 2002 current
South West Coast 1889 1904
Springvale 1976 2002
St Albans (1) 1985 1992
St Albans (2) 2014 new
St Kilda 1856 1992
Stawell 1877 1904
Stawell and Ararat 1904 1945
Sunbury 2014 new
Sunshine (1) 1945 1955
Sunshine (2) 1967 2002
Swan Hill 1904 2014 renamed to Murray Plains
Sydenham 2014 new
Syndal 1967 1992
Talbot 1856 1859
Talbot and Avoca 1889 1904
Tarneit 2002 current
The Murray see Murray
Thomastown 1985 current
Toorak 1889 1967
Tullamarine 1992 2002
Upper Goulburn 1904 1945
Upper Yarra 1927 1945
Villiers and Heytesbury 1856 1904
Walhalla 1904 1945
Wangaratta 1904 1927
Wangaratta and Ovens 1927 1945
Wangaratta and Rutherglen 1889 1904
Wantirna 1976 2002
Waranga 1904 1945
Warrandyte 1976 current
Warrenheip 1889 1927
Warrenheip and Grenville 1927 1945
Warrnambool (1) 1856 1955
Warrnambool (2) 1967 2002
Wendouree 2014 new
Werribee (1) 1976 2002
Werribee (2) 2014 new
West Bourke 1856 1904
West Melbourne 1859 1904 aka Melbourne West
Western Port 1976 1985
Whittlesea 1985 1992
Williamstown 1856 current
Wimmera (1) 1856 1889
Wimmera (2) 1992 2002
Windermere 1889 1904
Wonthaggi 1927 1955
Yan Yean 1992 current
Yarraville 1958 1967
Yuroke 2002 current

References[edit]

  1. ^ Electoral Boundaries Commission 2000–2001 Redivision Report
  2. ^ Report on the 2012-13 redivision of electoral boundaries Electoral Boundaries Commission