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Local boundaries for the city of Casey are clearly marked on the attached map (Victorian Electoral Commission 2012, Figure 1).

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Fig. 1. Local boundaries for the city of Casey (Victorian Electoral Commission 2012).

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Victorian Electoral Commission 2012, City of Casey: Local council boundaries, map, viewed 22 July 2015,


Timms, PE 2006, Colonial settlement in Tasmania, Tiger Press, Hobart.

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