Division of Scullin
Australian House of Representatives Division
|Area||169 km2 (65.3 sq mi)|
The Division of Scullin is an Australian Electoral Division in the state of Victoria. It is located in the outer northern suburbs of Melbourne, including Diamond Creek, Epping, Lalor, Mill Park, South Morang, Thomastown and Wattle Glen, as well as the townships of Hurstbridge, Plenty and Yarrambat.
The Division replaced the abolished Division of Darebin at the redistribution of 21 November 1968. It was named after Rt Hon James Scullin, Prime Minister of Australia from 1929 to 1932. The Division has been a safe seat for the Australian Labor Party since its inception. The Division has been held by two generations of the Jenkins family. Harry Jenkins, Sr. was the Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives from 1983 to 1986. His son Harry Jenkins was Deputy Speaker from 1993–1996, second Deputy Speaker from 1996–2007 and was Speaker from 2007 until 2011.
|Harry Jenkins, Sr.||Labor||1969–1985|
|Animal Justice||John Matlen||3,387||3.54||+3.54|
|Drug Law Reform||Adriana Buccianti||3,195||3.34||+3.34|
|Total formal votes||95,678||94.88||+1.31|
- Scullin, VIC, Virtual Tally Room 2016, Australian Electoral Commission.