Electoral district of Portland

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Portland
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
Electoral District of Portland, Victoria.png
Electoral District of Portland, 1855
State Victoria
Dates current 1856–1904, 1945–2002
Area 11.5 km2 (4.4 sq mi)
Demographic Urbanised Rural

The electoral district of Portland was an electoral district[1] of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Victoria.

It was based on the town of Portland, Victoria.[2][3]

Coordinates: 38°20′S 141°36′E / 38.333°S 141.600°E / -38.333; 141.600

Members for Portland[edit]

First incarnation (1856–1904), Two members (1856–1859)
Member Party Term Member Party Term
  Hugh Childers None 1856–1857   Daniel Hughes None 1856–1859
  John Findlay None 1857–1859
  Norman McLeod None 1859–1860
  William Haines None 1860–1864
  John MacPherson None 1864–1865
  Butler Aspinall None 1866–1867
  James Butters None 1868–1871
  Howard Spensley None 1871–1873
  Thomas Must None 1873–1877
  Thomas Cope None 1877–1880
  Henry Wrixon None 1880–1894
  Donald Norman McLeod None 1894–1900
  Ewen Cameron Conservative 1900–1904
Second incarnation (1945–2002)
Member Party Term
  Robert Holt Labor 1945–1947
  Harry Hedditch Country 1947–1949
  Liberal and Country 1949–1950
  Robert Holt ALP 1950–1955
  George Gibbs Liberal 1955–1967
  Independent 1967
  Don McKellar Liberal 1967–1970
  Bill Lewis Labor 1970–1973
  Don McKellar Liberal 1973–1985
  Digby Crozier Liberal 1985–1988
  Denis Napthine Liberal 1988–2002

Napthine went on to represent the Electoral district of South-West Coast which was created in 2002.[1]

Election results[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 30 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Electoral district of Portland" (map). Retrieved 30 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Victoria Constitution Act 1855" (PDF). Retrieved 30 May 2013.