Maxine Morand, since 2002.
Eastern Melbourne. Mount Waverley covers central and northern parts of the City of Monash, specifically the suburb of Syndal and parts of the suburbs of Glen Waverley and Mount Waverley.
Mount Waverley was created prior to the 2002 election. Based on 1999 election results, Mount Waverley had a notional Liberal margin of 9.1%.
At the 2002 election, the seat was won by the ALP’s Maxine Morand with a 2.3% margin. In 2006 her margin was cut to 0.3%, and in 2007 she was appointed as Minister for Children and Early Childhood Development and Minister for Women’s Affairs.
- John Canavan (Family First)
- Ali Khan (Independent)
- Josh Fergeus (Greens)
- Michael Gidley (Liberal)
- Maxine Morand (Labor)
- Lisa Chevallier (Sex Party)
- Des Kelly (Democratic Labor Party)
Mount Waverley is the ALP’s most marginal seat in Victoria. The areas that now make up Mount Waverley were strongly Liberal-voting in the 1990s, and the seat will be very vulnerable at the next election.
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2006 two-candidate-preferred result
Booths in Mount Waverley have been divided into three areas: Mount Waverley in the west, Glen Waverley in the east, and the central area.
The ALP won a majority in all areas, although in the centre of the seat the ALP only outpolled the Liberal Party by ten votes. The Liberal Party won a majority amongst other votes.
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