About the Gorton Electorate
Named in honour of the Rt Hon. Sir John Grey Gorton GCMG AC CH, 1911-2002. Gorton was Prime Minister of Australia (1968–71), a Senator for Victoria (1949–68) and a Member of the House of Representatives (1968–75).
Area: 217 sq km
The Division of Gorton consists of:
- part of the Brimbank City Council, and
- part of the Melton City Council.
Outer Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and containing large areas of recent suburban expansion.