Western Metropolitan Region

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Western Metropolitan Region
VictoriaLegislative Council
VIC Western Metropolitan Region 2014.png
Location of Western Metropolitan Region (dark green) in Victoria
StateVictoria
Created2006
MPCatherine Cumming (Independent)
Bernie Finn (Liberal)
Cesar Melhem (Labor)
Ingrid Stitt (Labor)
Kaushaliya Vaghela (Labor)
Party     Labor (3)
     Liberal (1)
     Independent (1)
Electors532,262 (2018)
Area1,352 km2 (522.0 sq mi)
DemographicMetropolitan
Coordinates37°45′S 144°42′E / 37.750°S 144.700°E / -37.750; 144.700Coordinates: 37°45′S 144°42′E / 37.750°S 144.700°E / -37.750; 144.700

Western Metropolitan Region is one of the eight electoral regions of Victoria, Australia, which elects five members to the Victorian Legislative Council (also referred to as the upper house) by proportional representation. The region was created in 2006 following the 2005 reform of the Victorian Legislative Council.

The region comprises the Legislative Assembly districts of Altona, Essendon, Footscray, Kororoit, Niddrie, St Albans, Sunbury, Sydenham, Tarneit, Werribee and Williamstown.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term Member Party Term Member Party Term Member Party Term Member Party Term
  Justin Madden Labor 2006–
2010
  Bernie Finn Liberal 2006–
present
  Khalil Eideh Labor 2006–
2018
  Martin Pakula Labor 2006–
2013
  Colleen Hartland Greens 2006–
2018
  Andrew Elsbury Liberal 2010–
2014
  Cesar Melhem Labor 2013–
present
  Rachel Carling-Jenkins DLP 2014–
2017
  Conservatives 2017–
2018
  Independent 2018   Huong Truong Greens 2018
  Catherine Cumming Justice 2018   Ingrid Stitt Labor 2018–
present
  Kaushaliya Vaghela Labor 2018–
present
  Independent 2018–
present

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