Monash Province

Monash Province was an electorate of the Victorian Legislative Council until 2006. It was abolished from the 2006 state election in the wake of the Bracks Labor government's reform of the Legislative Council.

Monash Province
VictoriaLegislative Council
StateVictoria
Created1937
Abolished2006
NamesakeJohn Monash

Members for Monash ProvinceEdit

Member 1 Party Year
  Frank Clarke United Australia 1937 Member 2 Party
1940   Archibald Crofts United Australia
1942   Frank Beaurepaire[r] United Australia
1943
1943   Frank Beaurepaire United Australia
  Liberal 1945   Liberal
1946
  Liberal and Country 1949   Liberal and Country
1949
1952   Thomas Brennan Labor
1955   Labor (A-C)
  Charles Gawith Liberal and Country 1955
1955
1958   Graham Nicol Liberal and Country
1961
1964
  Liberal 1965   Liberal
  Lindsay Thompson Liberal 1967
1970
  Charles Hider Liberal 1970
1973
1976   James Guest Liberal
  Don Hayward Liberal 1979
1982
  Reg Macey Liberal 1985
1988
  Louise Asher Liberal 1992
1996   Peter Katsambanis Liberal
  Andrea Coote Liberal 1999
2002   Johan Scheffer Labor
[r] Beaurepaire resigned in August 1943, re-elected in October 1943

Election resultsEdit

2002 Victorian state election: Monash Province
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Peter Katsambanis 55,855 43.5 -8.1
Labor Johan Scheffer 46,697 36.3 -1.2
Greens Jo Lewis 23,154 18.0 +18.0
Democrats David Zemdegs 2,795 2.2 -5.3
Total formal votes 128,501 97.0 +0.2
Informal votes 4,015 3.0 -0.2
Turnout 132,516 89.2
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Johan Scheffer 66,740 51.9 +7.5
Liberal Peter Katsambanis 61,761 48.1 -7.5
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +7.5

ReferencesEdit