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Division Profile

  • Division name: Goldstein
  • State: Victoria
  • Name derivation: Named after Vida Goldstein 1869-1949, suffragist and feminist.
  • Size & Location description: The Division of Goldstein is located in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs. It covers an area of approximately 50 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 (part), Black Rock, Brighton East, Caulfield South, Cheltenham (part), Elsternwick (part), Glen Huntly (part), Hampton, Hampton East, Highett (part), Ormond (part) and Sandringham.
  • Products/industries of the area: Mainly residential but also contains some light industrial and commercial activities.
  • First proclaimed/election: 1984
  • Demographic rating Inner Metropolitan