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Division Profile

  • Division name: Kooyong
  • State: Victoria
  • Name derivation: Named after the Aboriginal word meaning 'resting place'.
  • Size & Location description: The Division of Kooyong is located in Melbourne's eastern suburbs. It covers an area of approximately 52 sq km stretching from Kew and Hawthorn in the west to Balwyn and Canterbury in the east, and from Balwyn North in the north to Hawthorn East and Camberwell in the south. Kooyong suburbs include Balwyn, Balwyn North, Camberwell, Canterbury, Hawthorn, Hawthorn East, Kew, Kew East and Surrey Hills (part).
  • Products/industries of the area: Predominantly residential with no major industries.
  • First proclaimed/election: 1900/1901
  • Demographic rating Inner Metropolitan