Division of Menzies
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Menzies (green) in Victoria
|Namesake||Sir Robert Menzies|
|Area||119 km2 (45.9 sq mi)|
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.
|Australian federal election, 2013: Menzies|
|Palmer United||Agostino Guardiani||2,353||2.65||+2.65|
|Family First||Andrew Conlon||1,917||2.16||−1.39|
|Rise Up Australia||Phil Baker||508||0.57||+0.57|
|Total formal votes||88,806||95.70||−0.20|