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 Sir Charles Hotham 1806–55, Governor of Victoria 1854–55.
Area and Location Description:
The Division of Hotham is located in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs. It covers an area of approximately 75 sq km from Oakleigh in the north to Dingley Village in the south. The main suburbs include Bentleigh East, Dingley Village, Heatherton, Moorabbin, Springvale South and parts of Clayton, Clayton South, Cheltenham, Keysborough, Murrumbeena, Noble Park, Oakleigh, Oakleigh South and Springvale.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Light industry and commercial activity including light engineering and warehousing.
Crean, S (ALP) 1990–
Kent, L (ALP) 1980–1990
Johnston, J R (LP) 1977–1980
Chipp, D (LP/IND/DEM) 1969–1977