Division of Menzies

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Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of MENZIES 2016.png
Division of Menzies in Victoria, as of the 2016 federal election.
Created 1984
MP Kevin Andrews
Party Liberal
Namesake Sir Robert Menzies
Electors 99,170 (2016)
Area 119 km2 (45.9 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan

The Division of Menzies is an Australian Electoral Division in the state of Victoria. It is located in the north-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. It is bordered by the Yarra River to the north and Koonung Creek to the south. It covers the suburbs of Bulleen, Croydon Hills, Doncaster, Doncaster East, Donvale, Park Orchards, Templestowe, Templestowe Lower, Warrandyte and Warrandyte South. Additionally, parts of Ringwood North, Warranwood and Wonga Park fall under the Division.

The Division was proclaimed at the redistribution of 14 September 1984, and was first contested at the 1984 election. It was named after Rt Hon Sir Robert Menzies, the longest serving Prime Minister of Australia. The Division is currently a safe Liberal seat, and is held by Kevin Andrews.


Member Party Term
  Neil Brown Liberal 1984–1991
  Kevin Andrews Liberal 1991–present

Election results[edit]

Australian federal election, 2016: Menzies[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Kevin Andrews 45,133 51.72 −7.16
Labor Adam Rundell 21,468 24.60 −1.06
Greens Richard Cranston 7,921 9.08 +0.45
Independent Stephen Mayne 5,863 6.72 +6.72
Family First David Clark 2,842 3.26 +1.10
Animal Justice Antony Hulbert 2,327 2.67 +2.67
Voluntary Euthanasia Jay Franklin 973 1.12 +1.12
Independent Ramon Robinson 730 0.84 −0.61
Total formal votes 87,257 94.98 −0.72
Informal votes 4,615 5.02 +0.72
Turnout 91,872 92.64 −1.43
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Kevin Andrews 52,842 60.56 −3.89
Labor Adam Rundell 34,415 39.44 +3.89
Liberal hold Swing −3.89


  1. ^ Menzies, VIC, Virtual Tally Room 2016, Australian Electoral Commission.

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Coordinates: 37°45′47″S 145°11′28″E / 37.763°S 145.191°E / -37.763; 145.191