2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of Scullin

Updated: 9 February 2011



Name Derivation:

Named after James Scullin 1876–1953, Prime Minister of Australia 1929–32.

Area and Location Description:

Scullin covers an area of approximately 101 sq km from Epping in the west to Greensborough and Diamond Creek in the east. The main suburbs include Lalor, Mill Park, Thomastown, Watsonia North and parts of Bundoora, Diamond Creek, Epping, Greensborough, Plenty, South Morang and Yarrambat.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Manufacturing, including automotive components, clothing and textiles, metal products, light industrial, food processing, packaging and distribution, health and education.

First Proclaimed/Election:


Demographic Rating:

Outer Metropolitan


  • Jenkins, H (ALP) 1986–
  • Jenkins, H A (ALP) 1969–1986
  • Peters, E W (ALP) 1955–1969

Current Member Details:

Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

Divisional Office Contact Details

2007 Federal Election Results:

House of Representatives results for Scullin

Further information:

For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.