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Electoral district of Gippsland

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State  Victoria
Abolished  1859
Demographic  Rural
Date dissolved  1859
Created  1856
Namesake  Gipps' Land
Founded  1856
Electoral district of Gippsland

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Gippsland (or Gipps' Land) was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Victoria from 1856 to 1859. From 1859, two new districts were created: South Gippsland and North Gippsland.

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The district of Gippsland was one of the initial districts of the first Victorian Legislative Assembly, 1856.

Its area was defined as: "Bounded on the South and East by the Sea ; on the North by a Line bearing West from Cape Howe to the Source of the nearest Tributary of the Murray, and by the Alps; and on the West by the Alps and the Counties of Evelyn and Mornington, excepting the Country comprised in the Electoral District of Alberton".

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Members for Gippsland

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References

Electoral district of Gippsland Wikipedia


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