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 Harold Edward Holt 1908–67, Prime Minister of Australia 1966–67, who disappeared while swimming off Portsea Beach in 1967.
Area and Location Description:
The Division of Holt is located in Melbourne's outer south-eastern suburbs. It covers an area of approximately 131 sq km extending in a strip from Lysterfield South in the north to Cranbourne in the south. The main suburbs include Cranbourne, Cranbourne North, Cranbourne West, Doveton, Endeavour Hills, Eumemmerring, Hallam, Hampton Park, Lynbrook, Lysterfield South, a majority of Cranbourne East and Lyndhurst and parts of Clyde, Clyde North, Narre Warren, Narre Warren North and Narre Warren South.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Byrne, A (ALP) 1999–
Evans, G J (ALP) 1996–1999
Duffy, M J (ALP) 1980–1996
Yates, W (LP) 1975–1980
Oldmeadow, M W (ALP) 1972–1975
Reid, S L (LP) 1969–1972