Division of Holt

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Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Holt 2010.png
Division of Holt (green) in Victoria
MPAnthony Byrne
NamesakeHarold Holt
Electors108,891 (2010)
Area145 km2 (56.0 sq mi)
DemographicOuter Metropolitan
Harold Holt, 1953

The Division of Holt is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. It was created in 1969 and is named for Harold Holt, who was Prime Minister of Australia 1966–67.[1] It covers the outer south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. This includes Cranbourne, Doveton, Hampton Park, Endeavour Hills, Narre Warren, and Hallam.[1]

Members[change | change source]

Member Party Term
  Len Reid Liberal 1969–1972
  Max Oldmeadow Labor 1972–1975
  William Yates Liberal 1975–1980
  Michael Duffy Labor 1980–1996
  Gareth Evans Labor 1996–1999
  Anthony Byrne Labor 1999–present

Gareth Evans was a member of the Senate before being elected to Holt. He was a Cabinet Minister in the Hawke and Keating Governments, including Foreign Minister. He was the Deputy Leader of the Opposition from 1996 to 1998.

Election results[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Profile of the electoral division of Holt (Vic)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 38°02′38″S 145°16′52″E / 38.044°S 145.281°E / -38.044; 145.281