Total Votes 106,534
Based on the city of Ballarat, Victoria's largest inland city, the electorate extends east towards Melbourne as far as Bacchus Marsh, while to the north-east of Ballarat, the electorate also includes Creswick and Daylesford. The electorate covers 4,652 sq.km. Primary industries include beef cattle, sheep, potatoes, apples, mineral water, market gardening and gold mining. Secondary industries include tourism, clothing and fabrics, sawmilling, engineering and confectionery.