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Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Casey (green) in Victoria
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The Division of Casey is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. It was set up in 1969 and is named for Richard Casey, who was Governor-General of Australia 1965-69. It covers an area of 2337 km2 in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne including Croydon, Montrose and Olinda.
Peter Howson was the member for Fawkner from 1955-1969. He served as the Minister for Air and the Minister for the Environment, Aborigines and the Arts. Bob Halverson was Speaker of the House of Representatives 1996-98. Michael Wooldridge was Minister for Health and Family Services, and later Minister for Health and Aged Care in the Howard Government. He was also Deputy Leader of the Opposition
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