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Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Melbourne (green) in Victoria
|Area||53 km2 (20.5 sq mi)|
The Division of Melbourne is an Australian Electoral Division of Victoria. It was one of the first 75 divisions set up for the first federal election in 1901. It includes the City of Melbourne and the suburbs of Abbotsford, Ascot Vale, Carlton, Clifton Hill, Colllingwood, Docklands, North Melbourne, West Melbourne, East Melbourne, Fitzroy, Fitzroy North, Flemington, Kensington, Parkville, Richmond, and parts of Brunswick and Brunswick East. It was named after the city of Melbourne, which was named in 1838 for Lord Melbourne, the British Prime Minister.
|Sir Malcolm McEacharn||Protectionist||1901–1904|
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The city of Melbourne, the division's namesake
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