Division of Dunkley

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Dunkley
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of DUNKLEY 2016.png
Division of Dunkley in Victoria, as of the 2016 federal election.
Created 1984
MP Chris Crewther
Party Liberal
Namesake Louisa Margaret Dunkley
Electors 104,967 (2016)
Area 140 km2 (54.1 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan

The Division of Dunkley is an Australian electoral division in the state of Victoria. The division was created in 1984 and is named for Louisa Margaret Dunkley, a trade unionist and campaigner for equal pay for women.

The division is located south-east of Melbourne. It covers an area of approximately 140 square kilometres (54 sq mi) from Seaford in the north to Mornington in the south. The suburbs in Dunkley are Frankston, Frankston North, Frankston South, Langwarrin, Langwarrin South, Mt Eliza, Mornington, Seaford and parts of Carrum Downs, Baxter and Skye.[1]

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  Bob Chynoweth Labor 1984–1990
  Frank Ford Liberal 1990–1993
  Bob Chynoweth Labor 1993–1996
  Bruce Billson Liberal 1996–2016
  Chris Crewther Liberal 2016–present

Election results[edit]

Australian federal election, 2016: Dunkley[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Chris Crewther 38,158 42.73 −6.02
Labor Peta Murphy 29,620 33.17 +2.29
Greens Jeanette Swain 8,616 9.65 +0.33
Justice Ruth Stanfield 5,510 6.17 +6.17
Animal Justice Tyson Jack 1,926 2.16 +2.16
Family First Michael Rathbone 1,393 1.56 −0.35
Independent Joseph Toscano 1,132 1.27 +1.27
Liberal Democrats Tim Wilms 1,037 1.16 +1.16
Rise Up Australia Lin Tregenza 682 0.76 +0.22
Christians Jeff Reaney 677 0.76 +0.76
Arts Sally Baillieu 542 0.61 +0.61
Total formal votes 89,293 93.56 −1.65
Informal votes 6,151 6.44 +1.65
Turnout 95,444 90.93 −2.36
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Chris Crewther 45,925 51.43 −4.14
Labor Peta Murphy 43,368 48.57 +4.14
Liberal hold Swing −4.14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of the electoral division of Dunkley (Vic)". Current federal electoral divisions. Australian Electoral Commission. 23 September 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Dunkley, VIC, Virtual Tally Room 2016, Australian Electoral Commission.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 38°10′12″S 145°08′17″E / 38.170°S 145.138°E / -38.170; 145.138