Division of Hoddle

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Hoddle
Australian House of Representatives Division
Created1949
Abolished1955
NamesakeRobert Hoddle

The Division of Hoddle was an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. The division was created in 1949 and abolished in 1955. It was named for Robert Hoddle, the surveyor who laid out the street plan of the City of Melbourne. It was located in the inner suburbs of Melbourne, including Carlton, Collingwood and Fitzroy, and was a safe seat for the Australian Labor Party.

Members[edit]

Image Member Party Term Notes
  No image.svg Jack Cremean
(1907–1982)
Labor 10 December 1949
April 1955
Previously held the Victorian Legislative Assembly seat of Clifton Hill. Failed to win the Division of Scullin when Hoddle was abolished in 1955
  Labor (Anti-Communist) April 1955
10 December 1955

Election results[edit]