2004 Profile of the division of Goldstein

Updated: 29 September 2011



Name Derivation:

Named after Vida Goldstein 1869–1949, suffragist and feminist.

Area and Location Description:

Goldstein covers an area of approximately 49 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, Brighton East, Black Rock, Carnegie, Caulfield South, Cheltenham, Glen Huntly, Hampton, Hampton East, Highett, Ormond and Sandringham.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Mainly residential but also contains some light industrial and commercial activities.

First Proclaimed/Election:


Demographic Rating:

Inner Metropolitan


  • ROBB, A (LP)–
  • KEMP, D (LP) 1990–2004
  • MACPHEE, I M (LP) 1984–1990

Current Member Details:

See the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

See Divisional Office Contact Details

2004 Federal Election Results:

  • Enrolment: 89 587
  • Informal Vote: 3.40%
  • Turnout: 94.60%
  • Seat Status: Safe Liberal
  • Two Party Preferred: LP: 60.03% | ALP: 39.97%

Further information:

For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.