Named after Lord Richard Casey 1890–1976, Governor-General of Australia 1965–69.
Area and Location Description:
The Division of Casey begins in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne and extends into the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges. It covers an area of approximately 2 337 sq km from Croydon in the west to Warburton Woods Point Rd at The Triangle in the east, Cambarville and Dixons Creek in the north and Kallista and Powelltown in the south. Major suburbs/towns include Bayswater North (part), Chirnside Park, Coldstream, Croydon (part), Croydon South (part), Dixons Creek, Don Valley, Gladysdale, Gruyere, Healesville, Hoddles Creek, Kallista, Kalorama, Kilsyth, Kilsyth South, Launching Place, Lilydale, Millgrove, Monbulk, Montrose (part), Mooroolbark, Mount Evelyn, Powelltown, Reefton, Seville, Seville East, Silvan, Wandin, Wandin East, Warburton, Wesburn, Woori Yallock, Yarra Glen, Yarra Junction and Yellingbo.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Market gardens, orchards, nurseries, flower farms, vineyards, forestry and timber, tourism, light manufacturing and engineering.
Smith, T (LP) 2001–
Wooldridge, M (LP) 1998–2001
Halverson, R (LP) 1984–1998
Steedman, A P (ALP) 1983–1984
Falconer, P D (LP) 1975–1983
Mathews, C R (ALP) 1972–1975
Howson, P (LP) 1969–1972
The AEC acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters, culture and community. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.