Electoral district of Gipps' Land (Victorian Legislative Council)
Location in Victoria
|Area||41,000 km2 (15,830.2 sq mi)|
The Electoral district of Gipps' Land was one of the original sixteen electoral districts of the old unicameral Victorian Legislative Council of 1851 to 1856. Victoria being a colony in Australia at the time. Coordinates: 37°55′S 147°00′E / 37.917°S 147.000°E
The area of Gipps' Land was defined as: "Bounded on the south and east by the sea on the north by a line running in a westerly direction from Cape Howe to the source of the nearest tributary of the Murray and the Australian Alps again on the west by the Alps and the Counties of Evelyn and Mornington."
Members for Gipps' Land
These were members in the unicameral Legislative Council of Victoria which existed from 1851 to 20 March 1856.
|Robert Turnbull||Unaligned||November 1851 – May 1853[r]|
|George Ward Cole||Unaligned||August 1853[b] – May 1855|
|John King||Unaligned||November 1855 – March 1856|
r = resigned
b = by-election
Turnbull went on to represent Eastern Province (January 1864 to November 1872) in the Victorian Legislative Council.
Cole went on to represent Central Province (October 1859 to April 1879) in the Victorian Legislative Council.
King went on to represent Gippsland Province (November 1856 to September 1857) in the Victorian Legislative Council.
- Parliaments of the Australian states and territories
- List of members of the Victorian Legislative Council
- "Victorian Electoral Act" (PDF). New South Wales Government. Retrieved 24 October 2012.
- Edward Sweetman (1920). Constitutional Development of Victoria, 1851-6. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited. p. 182. Retrieved 17 May 2013.
- Edward Sweetman (1920). Constitutional Development of Victoria, 1851-6. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited. pp. 28–29,111. Retrieved 17 May 2013.
- "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 17 May 2013.