Division of Scullin

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Scullin
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Scullin 2010.png
Division of Scullin (green) in Victoria
Created: 1968
MP: Andrew Giles
Party: Labor
Namesake: James Scullin
Electors: 90,811 (2010)
Area: 101 km² (39 sq mi)
Demographic: Outer Metropolitan

The Division of Scullin is an Australian Electoral Division in the state of Victoria. It includes the northern suburbs of Epping, Lalor, Bundoora, Mill Park and Plenty.[1]

The Division replaced the Division of Darebin in 1968. It was named after Rt Hon James Scullin, Prime Minister of Australia from 1929 to 1932.[1]

Members[change | change source]

Member Party Term
  Harry Jenkins, Sr. Labor 1969–1986
  Harry Jenkins Labor 1986–2013
  Andrew Giles Labor 2013–present

The Division has been held by two generations of the Jenkins family. Harry Jenkins, Sr. was the Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives from 1983 to 1986. His son Harry Jenkins was Deputy Speaker from 1993–1996, second Deputy Speaker from 1996–2007 and was Speaker from 2007 until 2011.

Election results[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Division Profile". vtr.aec.gov.au. 2013. http://vtr.aec.gov.au/HouseDivisionProfile-17496-232.htm. Retrieved 4 November 2013.

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Coordinates: 37°39′47″S 145°03′11″E / 37.663°S 145.053°E / -37.663; 145.053