The Flinders Electorate

Flinders is an area that has always been special to Greg. Having been born and raised in the electorate, it is where Greg and his wife and have chosen to raise their two children.

As your local Federal MP, Greg represents the people of Flinders in the Australian Parliament and can assist with a wide range of issues such as employment, immigration, taxation, communications and welfare among many other matters.

Greg is keen to hear about the issues that are important to you so that he is able to truly represent the local area in Canberra. Greg welcomes you to write or email him with any concerns that you have.

By working together, Greg hopes we can build a stronger and healthier community.

Some of our successes in the electorate include a major upgrade for water quality discharge at the Gunnamatta sewage outfall, $5 million for the construction of the Rosebud Aquatic Centre, $463 million to upgrade and secure the long term future of HMAS Cerberus, preservation of the quarantine station at Point Nepean as a public park and $6.5 million for Trade Training Centres at Rosebud, Somerville and Hastings.

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Electorate Information

Flinders is named after the famous explorer and navigator Matthew Flinders (1774–1814), who was the first person to circumnavigate Australia. The adoption of the name ‘Australia’ is due to him.

Flinders is a rural division which encompasses from Portsea in the south west to Mornington, Baxter, and Somerville in the North, down Western Port and across the Mornington Peninsula.

Local industries include a steel-rolling mill, dairy farms, fishing, poultry, wineries, orchards, light industry and tourism. The electorate also has a rich sporting tradition, having bred many great football players, sailors, surfers, swimmers, netballers and runners.

The Flinders electorate surrounds and encompasses Western Port, including French Island and Phillip Island, and covers much of the Mornington Peninsula. Localities include:

ARTHURS SEAT MOOROODUC
BALNARRING MORNINGTON
BALNARRING BEACH MOUNT MARTHA
BAXTER POINT LEO
BITTERN PORTSEA
BLAIRGOWRIE RED HILL
BONEO RED HILL SOUTH
CAPE SCHANCK ROSEBUD
CRIB POINT ROSEBUD WEST
DROMANA RYE
ELIZABETH ISLAND SAFETY BEACH
FINGAL SHOREHAM
FLINDERS SOMERS
FRENCH ISLAND SOMERVILLE
HASTINGS SORRENTO
HMAS CERBERUS ST ANDREWS BEACH
MAIN RIDGE STONY POINT
MCCRAE TOOTGAROOK
MERRICKS TUERONG
MERRICKS BEACH TYABB
MERRICKS NORTH