Named in honour of Vida Jane Goldstein, 1869–1949. Goldstein was a suffragist, feminist and invovled in social welfare. As a Senate candidate in 1903, Goldstein was one of the first women in the British Empire to be nominated for and to stand for election to a national parliament. Goldstein made a further four attempts to be elected to Federal parliament.
50 sq km
The Division of Goldstein consists of:
Bayside City Council, and
part of Glen Eira City Council.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Light industrial and commercial activities and retail trade.
Inner Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and consisting of well-established built-up suburbs.