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Division Profile

  • Division name: Hotham
  • State: Victoria
  • Name derivation: Named after Sir Charles Hotham 1806-55, Governor of Victoria 1854-55.
  • Size & Location description: The Division of Hotham is located in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs. It covers an area of approximately 75 sq km from Oakleigh in the north to Dingley Village in the south. The main suburbs include Bentleigh East, Dingley Village, Heatherton, Moorabbin, Springvale South and parts of Clayton, Clayton South, Cheltenham, Keysborough, Murrumbeena, Noble Park, Oakleigh, Oakleigh South and Springvale.
  • Products/industries of the area: Light industry and commercial activity including light engineering and warehousing.
  • First proclaimed/election: 1968/1969
  • Demographic rating Inner Metropolitan