Eastern Metropolitan Region, Victoria
- Eastern Metropolitan Region, Victoria
Eastern Metropolitan Region is one of the eight electoral regions in Victoria's Legislative Council (also referred to as the Upper House) in the state of Victoria, Australia. The region was created by the 2005 reform of the Victorian Legislative Council.
The region extends from Melbourne's inner eastern suburbs of Bulleen and Doncaster, north across the Yarra River to Lower Plenty and Eltham, and across to Bayswater, Croydon and Ferntree Gully in the east below the Dandenong Ranges. The most southerly suburb is Rowville. It comprises the Legislative Assembly districts of Bayswater, Box Hill, Bulleen, Doncaster, Eltham, Ferntree Gully, Forest Hill, Kilsyth, Mitcham, Scoresby and Warrandyte.
Eastern Metropolitan Region first elected members at the 25 November 2006 state election. The Liberal Party won three seats and the and Australian Labor Party won two seats.
Members elected 2006
(Members listed in order of election)
*Richard Dalla-Riva (Liberal)
*Shaun Leane (Labor)
*Bruce Atkinson (Liberal)
*Brian Tee (Labor)
*Jan Kronberg (Liberal)
* [http://www.vec.vic.gov.au/easternmetropolitanregionprofile.html Eastern Metropolitan Electorate Profile, Victorian Electoral Commission]
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