Electoral district of Dandenong and Berwick

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Dandenong and Berwick
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
State Victoria
Created 1889
Abolished 1904
Namesake Dandenong, Berwick
Demographic Rural


Dandenong and Berwick was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly[1] in the Australian state of Victoria from 1889 to 1904. It was located south-east of Melbourne, in the area around Dandenong and Berwick.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  John Keys Apr 1889 – Sep 1894
  Francis Longmore Oppositionist[2] Oct 1894 – Sep 1897
  John Keys Ministerialist[3] Oct 1897 – Oct 1900
  William Keast Ministerialist Nov 1900 – May 1904

The seat was abolished in 1904 and a new seat, the Electoral district of Dandenong, was created the same year. William Keast was the first member for Dandenong, holding the seat until 1917.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "The General Election". Portland Guardian. Trove. 21 September 1894. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "The General Election". Gippsland Times. Trove. 29 Mar 1889. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 

Coordinates: 38°01′S 145°16′E / 38.017°S 145.267°E / -38.017; 145.267