Electoral district of Shepparton

Electoral district of Shepparton

The Electoral district of Shepparton is a rural Lower House electoral district of the Victorian Parliament. It is located within the Northern Victoria Region of the Legislative Council .

Shepparton includes the country towns of Dookie, Kialla West, Mooroopna, Shepparton, Tallygaroopna and Tatura. It is a rich agricultural area with orchards, vineyards and dairy farms. Much of the electorate is an important irrigation area served by water from the Main East Goulburn Channel. The rest of the land is used for pasture, fodder crops and cattle and sheep grazing.

Shepparton has held been held by the National/Country Party since it was created in 1945, although it was abolished for a twelve year period between 1955 and 1967.

The current member is the National Party's Jeanette Powell, who has held the seat since 2002.

Members for Shepparton

ee also

*Parliaments of the Australian states and territories
*List of members of the Victorian Legislative Assembly

External links

* [http://www.vec.vic.gov.au/sheppartondistrictprofile.html Electorate profile: Shepparton District, Victorian Electoral Commission]
* [http://www.vec.vic.gov.au/state2002resultsheppartonDistrict.html State Election 2002: Shepparton District, Victorian Electoral Commission]
* [http://www.vec.vic.gov.au/state1999resultsheppartonDistrict.html State Election 1999: Shepparton District, Victorian Electoral Commission]

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