Division of Goldstein

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Goldstein
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Goldstein (green) in Victoria
Created 1984
MP Andrew Robb
Party Liberal
Namesake Vida Goldstein
Electors 93,918 (2010)
Area 50 km2 (19.3 sq mi)
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Vida Goldstein

The Division of Goldstein is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. It was set up in 1984.[1] It is named for Vida Goldstein,[1] the first woman in the British Empire to stand for election to parliament. It covers an area of 50 km² in the bayside suburbs of Melbourne, including Beaumaris, Bentleigh, Brighton and Sandringham.[1]

Members[change | change source]

Member Party Term
  Ian Macphee Liberal 1984–1990
  David Kemp Liberal 1990–2004
  Andrew Robb Liberal 2004–present

Andrew Robb was the Federal Director of the Liberal Party from 1990-1997. He served as Minister for Vocational and Further Education in the Howard Government, and Minister for Trade and Investment in the Abbott Government.

Election results[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Profile of the electoral division of Goldstein (Vic)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 37°56′02″S 145°01′23″E / 37.934°S 145.023°E / -37.934; 145.023