Named after Vida Goldstein 1869–1949, suffragist and feminist.
Goldstein covers an area of approximately 49 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, Brighton East, Black Rock, Carnegie, Caulfield South, Cheltenham, Glen Huntly, Hampton, Hampton East, Highett, Ormond and Sandringham.
Mainly residential but also contains some light industrial and commercial activities.
See the Parliament of Australia website
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