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Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of McMillan (green) in Victoria
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The Division of McMillan is an Australian Electoral Division in the state of Victoria. It covers the western part of the Gippsland region. It includes Drouin, Erica, Foster, Inverloch, Korumburra, Leongatha, Mirboo North, Moe, Neerim South, Newborough, Nyora, Pakenham, Trafalgar, Walhalla, Warragul, Wonthaggi, Yallourn North and Yarragon.
The Division was set up in 1949, and named after Angus McMillan, one of the first Europeans to explore the Gippsland region.
In 1972 Country Party candidate Arthur Hewson won the seat with a primary vote of 16.6%. This is the lowest primary vote for a winning candidate in any federal election.
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