Neil Angus, since 2010.
Eastern Melbourne. Forest Hill covers the suburbs of Blackburn South, Burwood East, Forest Hill, Vermont and Vermont South, and parts of Glen Waverley. Forest Hill mainly covers southeastern parts of the City of Whitehorse, as well as a small area in the northeastern corner of the City of Monash.
Forest Hill was first created in 1976. It was won at the 1976 election by Liberal candidate John Richardson. He held the seat until 2002, serving as a shadow minister in the 1980s.
Richardson retired in 2002. A large swing to the ALP saw Olympic skier Kirstie Marshall win the seat at the 2002 election with a 5.8% margin. This was cut to 0.8% at the 2006 election.
In 2010, Marshall was defeated by Liberal candidate Neil Angus. Angus was re-elected in 2014.
Forest Hill is a marginal Liberal seat, but a large swing would be required for the seat to change hands.
|Kane Rogers||Animal Justice||999||2.7||+2.7|
|Lynne Maddison||Australian Christians||561||1.5||+1.5|
|Wendy Ross||Family First||508||1.4||-0.6|
|Melissa Trotter||Country Alliance||211||0.6||+0.6|
2014 two-party-preferred result
Booths in Forest Hill have been divided into three areas: east, south and west.
The Liberal Party won a majority of the two-party-preferred vote in all three areas, ranging from 51% in the west to 56.6% in the south.
|Voter group||LIB 2PP %||Total votes||% of votes|
Two-party-preferred votes in Forest Hill at the 2014 Victorian state election