Division of Casey
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Casey (green) in Victoria
|Area||409 km2 (157.9 sq mi)|
The Division of Casey is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. It was set up in 1969 and is named for Richard Casey, who was Governor-General of Australia 1965-69. It covers an area of 2337 km2 in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne including Croydon, Montrose and Olinda.
Members[change | change source]
Peter Howson was the member for Fawkner from 1955-1969. He served as the Minister for Air and the Minister for the Environment, Aborigines and the Arts. Bob Halverson was Speaker of the House of Representatives 1996-98. Michael Wooldridge was Minister for Health and Family Services, and later Minister for Health and Aged Care in the Howard Government. He was also Deputy Leader of the Opposition
Election results[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Profile of the electoral division of Casey (Vic)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
- "Current federal electoral divisions". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013.