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Ballarat Province
VictoriaLegislative Council
State Victoria
Created 1937
Abolished 2006
Namesake Ballarat

Ballarat Province was an electorate of the Victorian Legislative Council[1] from 1937 until 2006, located around Ballarat.

Ballarat, along with Doutta Galla, Higinbotham and Monash Provinces was created in the expansion of the Legislative Council in 1937. Ballarat was abolished from the 2006 state election in the wake of the Bracks Labor government's reform of the Legislative Council.

Members[edit]

Ballarat Province (1937–2006, 2 members)
Term Member 1
     Jun 1937 –      Jun 1940 Alfred Pittard Member 2 (from 1940)
     Jun 1940 –      Jun 1946 George Bolster
15 Jun 1946 – 18 Jun 1949 James Kittson
18 Jun 1949 – 20 Jun 1952 Herbert Ludbrook
21 Jun 1952 – 15 Jan 1956 John Jones
16 Jan 1956 –   2 Mar 1956
vacant
 3 Mar 1956  – 20 Jun 1958 Pat Dickie[b]
21 Jun 1958 – 19 Mar 1976 Murray Byrne[2]
20 Mar 1976 – 16 Aug 1978 Rob Knowles
17 Aug 1978 – 27 Oct 1978
vacant
28 Oct 1978 –   4 May 1979 David Williams[b]
 5 May 1979 –   1 Mar 1985 Clive Bubb
 2 Mar 1985 – 17 Sep 1999 Dick de Fegely
18 Sep 1999 – 24 Nov 2006 John McQuilten[b] Dianne Hadden

b = by-election

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Parliamentary Debates (Hansard). CCCXXVI. 1976–77. 

Coordinates: 37°33′S 143°51′E / 37.550°S 143.850°E / -37.550; 143.850

Category:Former electoral provinces of Victoria (Australia) Category:1937 establishments in Australia Category:2006 disestablishments in Australia