The Flinders Electorate
Flinders Electorate Map
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 recent successes in the electorate include a major upgrade for water quality discharge at the Gunnamatta sewage outfall, $2.5 million funding boost for medical facilities on Phillip Island, preservation of the quarantine station at Point Nepean as a public park and securing Medicare agencies for Rosebud and Hastings.
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 covers an area from Portsea in the south west to Mt Martha, Baxter, Cranbourne South, Koo Wee Rup and Lang Lang along the northern sector to San Remo and Dalyston in the south-east.
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: