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Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Deakin (green) in Victoria
|Area||61 km2 (23.6 sq mi)|
The Division of Deakin is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. It is named for Alfred Deakin, was the Prime Minister of Australia three times. Set up in 1937, it covers an area of 70 km2 in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Once a rural area is now includes the suburbs of Blackburn, Forest Hill, Mitcham, Nunawading, and Ringwood.
|William Hutchinson||United Australia||1937–1944|
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Alfred Deakin, the division's namesake
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