2001 Profile of the division of Holt

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

Victoria

Name Derivation:

Named after Harold Edward Holt (1903–1967), Prime Minister (1966–1967), who disappeared in 1967 while swimming off Portsea Beach.

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 106 sq km from Noble Park in the north to Narre Warren in the east.

The main suburbs include Doveton, Endeavour Hills, Eumemmerring, Hallam, Hampton Park and parts of Dandenong South, Keysborough, Narre Warren South, Narre Warren North, Noble Park and part of Springvale South.

Products/Industries of the area:

Light industry.

First Proclaimed/Election

1968

Members

  • Anthony Byrne (ALP) 1999–
  • Gareth Evans (ALP) 1996–1999
  • M J Duffy (ALP) 1980–96
  • W Yates (LP) 1975–80
  • M W Oldmeadow (ALP) 1972–75
  • S L Reid (LP) 1969–72

For Current Members information, browse the Parliament of Australia Members page.

AEC – Divisional Office Contact Numbers and Addresses

Demographic Rating

Outer Metropolitan

Statistical information
3 October 1998 Election 6 November 1999 By Election 6 November 1999 Referendum 10 November 2001 Election

Enrolment: 81 285

Informal Vote: 4.53%

Turnout: 95.21%

Seat Status: Safe Labor

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 65.11%
  • LP: 34.89%

Enrolment: 84 725

Informal Vote: 7.19%

Turnout: 93.98%

Seat Status: Safe Labor

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 72.06%
  • DEM: 27.94%

Enrolment: 84 725

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 1.22%
  • Preamble Question 1.34%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 95.38%
  • Preamble Question 95.41%

Enrolment: 88 172

Informal Vote: 4.94%

Turnout: 94.35%

Seat Status: Safe Labor

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 63.32%
  • LP: 36.68%
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