2016 federal election: profile of the electoral division of Casey (Vic)

Updated: 8 July 2016
Current, boundary gazetted 24 December 2010.
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
Maps & GIS data:
A4 map of the Division of Casey (2010) [PDF 799KB]
Map of the Division of Casey (2010) [PDF 21.6MB]
Download GIS data
Name Derivation:
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.
First Proclaimed/Election:
Demographic Rating:
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
Current Member Details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Further information:
2013 federal election – House of Representatives results for Casey
2010 federal election – House of Representatives results for Casey
2007 federal election – House of Representatives results for Casey
2004 federal election – House of Representatives results for Casey
2013 divisional profile
For supporting information, see Party codes, demographic ratings and seat status.