Division of Higinbotham

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Australian House of Representatives Division
Created 1949
Abolished 1969
Namesake George Higinbotham

The Division of Higinbotham was an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. The division was created in 1949 and abolished in 1969, when it was renamed Hotham. It was named for George Higinbotham, a leading Victorian colonial politician and judge. It was located in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, including Bentleigh, Highett, Moorabbin and Sandringham. It was a fairly safe seat for the Liberal Party.


Member Party Term
  Frank Timson Liberal 1949–1960
  Don Chipp Liberal 1960–1969

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