Division of Aston

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Aston
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Aston in Victoria, as of 2016 federal election.
Created1984
MPAlan Tudge
PartyLiberal
NamesakeTilly Aston
Electors96,010 (2016)
Area99 km2 (38.2 sq mi)
DemographicOuter Metropolitan
Tilly Aston

The Division of Aston is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. It was created in 1984 and is named for Tilly Aston.[1] Aston was a blind writer and teacher who helped setup the Library of the Victorian Association of Braille Writers in 1894. Aston is in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, including Rowville, Scoresby, Knoxfield, Vermont and Wantirna.

Members[change | change source]

Member Party Term
  John Saunderson Labor 1984–1990
  Peter Nugent Liberal 1990–2001
  Chris Pearce Liberal 2001–2010
  Alan Tudge Liberal 2010–present

In 2013, Alan Tudge was made the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott.[2]

Election results[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Profile of the electoral division of Aston (Vic) -". Australian Electoral Commission. 2012. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
  2. "Alan Tudge receives new role assisting incoming Prime Minister". alantudge.com.au. 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2013.

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 37°53′31″S 145°14′24″E / 37.892°S 145.240°E / -37.892; 145.240