Profile of the electoral division of Goldstein (Vic)
Updated: 22 February 2012
Current, boundary gazetted 24 December 2010 – this boundary will apply at the next federal election.
If a by-election is held before the next federal election, the boundary as at the 2010 federal election will apply.
Named after Vida Goldstein 1869–1949, suffragist and feminist.
Area and Location Description:
The Division of Goldstein is located in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs. It covers an area of approximately 50 sq km from Brighton in the north to Beaumaris in the south and is bordered by Port Phillip Bay to the west. The main suburbs include Beaumaris, Bentleigh (part), Black Rock, Brighton East, Caulfield South, Cheltenham (part), Elsternwick (part), Glen Huntly (part), Hampton, Hampton East, Highett (part), Ormond (part) and Sandringham.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Mainly residential but also contains some light industrial and commercial activities.
Robb, A (LP) 2004–
Kemp, D (LP) 1990–2004
Macphee, I M (LP) 1984–1990