Division of Calwell
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Calwell (green) in Victoria
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The Division of Calwell is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. It was created in 1984 and is named for Arthur Calwell, who was Minister for Immigration 1945-1949 and Leader of the Australian Labor Party 1960-1967.
Members[change | change source]
Andrew Theophanous left the ALP in 2000 after claims he was taking bribes. He stood for the seat at the 2001 election as an independent but was defeated. He became the first Australian politician to be put in prison for bribery.
Election results[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Profile of the electoral division of Calwell (Vic)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
- "Current federal electoral divisions". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
- "Theophanous released from prison - National - www.theage.com.au". theage.com.au. 4 February 2004. Retrieved 30 October 2013.