Electoral district of Loddon (Victorian Legislative Council)

For the lower house seat in the Victorian Legislative Assembly 1856–1859, see Electoral district of Loddon.
District of Loddon
VictoriaLegislative Council

Location in Victoria
State Victoria
Created 1851
Abolished 1856
Demographic Rural

The Electoral district of Loddon was one of the original sixteen electoral districts[1] of the old unicameral Victorian Legislative Council of 1851 to 1856. Victoria being a colony in Australia at the time. Coordinates: 36°S 144°E / 36°S 144°E / -36; 144

The Electoral district of Loddon's area was defined as: "Bounded on the south by the Counties of Dalhousie Talbot and Ripon from the Goulburn River to the source of the Avoca River on the west by the Avoca River to Lake Bael Bael and thence by a line due north to the River Murray on the north and north-east by the River Murray and the Goulburn River and on the east by the Goulburn River."[1]


One member originally, two from the expansion of the Council in 1853.[2]

Member 1 Term
William Campbell Nov. 1851 – May 1854[r] Member 2 Term
Thomas Howard Fellows Sep. 1854 – Mar. 1856 John Goodman Aug. 1853 – Mar. 1856

r = resigned


  1. 1 2 "Victorian Electoral Act" (PDF). New South Wales Government. Retrieved 17 May 2013.
  2. Sweetman, Edward (1920). Constitutional Development of Victoria, 1851-6. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited. p. 108. Retrieved 17 May 2013.
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