Liz Beattie, since 2002. Previously Member for Tullamarine 1999-2002.
North-western fringe of Melbourne. Yuroke covers central parts of the City of Hume, including the suburbs of Craigieburn, Greenvale, Kalkallo and Yuroke and parts of Roxburgh Park and Westmeadows.
Yuroke lost southern parts of the electorate, including Melbourne Airport and the suburbs of Gladstone Park and Tullamarine. These changes increased the Labor margin from 15.3% to 16.0%.
Yuroke was created in 2002, replacing the abolished seat of Tullamarine. The seat has been a safe Labor seat at both elections since its creation.
The seat was won in 2002 by Liz Beattie. She had previously been Member for Tullamarine for one term, winning it off the Liberal Party in 1999. Beattie was re-elected in 2006 and 2010.
Sitting Labor MP Liz Beattie is not running for re-election.
- Rodney Le Nepveu (Family First)
- Imad Hirmiz (Australian Christians)
- Ros Spence (Labor)
- Mick Wilkins (Independent)
- Natalie Abboud (Greens)
- Phulvinderjit Grewal (Liberal)
Yuroke is a safe Labor seat.
2010 election result
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2010 two-party-preferred result
Booths in Yuroke have been divided into four areas, grouped around three main suburbs of Craigieburn, Greenvale, Roxburgh, and another group covering the north of the electorate.
The ALP won a majority of the two-party-preferred vote in all four areas, ranging from 58.2% in Greenvale to 73.3% in Craigieburn.
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