Event: 1979 Victorian State Election (5 May 1979)

From
5 May 1979
To
5 May 1979
Topics
Elections

Summary

Elections were held in the Australian state of Victoria on Saturday 5 May 1979 to elect the 81 members of the state's Legislative Assembly and 22 members of the 44 member Legislative Council.

The incumbent Liberal Party government led by Premier Rupert Hamer was re-elected, defeating the opposition Labor Party led by Frank Wilkes.