The Junction

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Held by: Adam Bandt

Party: Australian Greens

Since: 2010

Margin: GRN 19.0

Redistribution details: The seat becomes a slightly stronger hold for the incumbent Greens’ MP Adam Bandt, with some strong Labor areas lost to Maribyrnong, while picking up small parts of Brunswick East and Clifton Hill.

Key Comments: With its intense inner city focus, Melbourne is one of the most progressive seats in the country, recording the nation’s equal highest Yes vote in the marriage equality referendum. It had been held by Labor since 1904 until insurgent Greens made it marginal in 2007, before Bandt captured the seat in 2010. He was returned in 2013 and 2016.

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