Elections > Federal Election 2004 > Seats
ANGER, Steven - IND
DIMITROULIS, Jerry - LP
MCGUCKIN, Rhys - CEC
PINNELL, Gemma - GRN
* TANNER, Lindsay - ALP WINNER
WILLIAMS, Angela - DEM
WILLIS, Chris - FFP
ZOE, Kenny - SAL
Melbourne covers an area of approximately 54 sq km from Merri Creek and the Yarra River in the east to the Maribyrnong River in the west and from Ascot Vale/Brunswick in the north to the Yarra River in the south.
The Melbourne division includes the central business district of the City of Melbourne and the suburbs of Abbotsford, Ascot Vale, Carlton, Carlton North, Clifton Hill, Collingwood, Docklands, East Melbourne, Fitzroy, Fitzroy North, Flemington, Kensington, North Melbourne, Parkville, Richmond and West Melbourne. Brunswick, Brunswick West and Brunswick East are shared with the division of Wills. The area has heavy and light engineering, extensive manufacturing, commercial and retail activities (including Melbourne markets and central business district), dockyards, clothing and footwear industries, warehousing and distributing of whitegoods, building and other general goods.
Named after the city of Melbourne which was named in 1837 by Governor Bourke after Lord Melbourne (1779-1848) who was then Prime Minister of Britain.
Existing since Federation, it has been Labor held since 1904.
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