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Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Gellibrand (green) in Victoria
|Area||91 km2 (35.1 sq mi)|
The Division of Gellibrand is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. Created in 1949, it is named after Joseph Gellibrand, a lawyer and explorer. It covers an area of 102 km² in the inner western suburbs of Melbourne. It includes Footscray, Maidstone, Newport, Altona and Williamstown.
Famous members have included Ralph Willis, a Cabinet minister in the Hawke and Keating Governments. Nicola Roxon was a Cabinet minister in the first Rudd Government and the Gillard Government. She was Australia's first female Attorney General.
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