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Division Profile

  • Division name: Holt
  • State: Victoria
  • Name derivation: Named after Harold Edward Holt 1908-67, Prime Minister of Australia 1966-67, who disappeared while swimming off Portsea Beach in 1967.
  • Size & Location description: The Division of Holt is located in Melbourne's outer south-eastern suburbs. It covers an area of approximately 131 sq km extending in a strip from Lysterfield South in the north to Cranbourne in the south. The main suburbs include Cranbourne, Cranbourne North, Cranbourne West, Doveton, Endeavour Hills, Eumemmerring, Hallam, Hampton Park, Lynbrook, Lysterfield South, a majority of Cranbourne East and Lyndhurst and parts of Clyde, Clyde North, Narre Warren, Narre Warren North and Narre Warren South.
  • Products/industries of the area: Light industry.
  • First proclaimed/election: 1968/1969
  • Demographic rating Outer Metropolitan