Sandhurst, Victoria

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For the former city of that name, see Bendigo.
Sandhurst
MelbourneVictoria
Sandhurst is located in Melbourne
Sandhurst
Sandhurst
Location in metropolitan Melbourne
Coordinates 38°04′52″S 145°12′25″E / 38.081°S 145.207°E / -38.081; 145.207Coordinates: 38°04′52″S 145°12′25″E / 38.081°S 145.207°E / -38.081; 145.207
Population 3,063 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3977
Location 37 km (23 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s) City of Frankston
State electorate(s) Carrum
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Sandhurst:
Bangholme Lyndhurst Lynbrook
Patterson Lakes Sandhurst Skye
Seaford Carrum Downs Skye

Sandhurst is an official bounded locality in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 37 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Frankston. At the 2011 census, Sandhurst had a population of 3,063.[1]

Prior to 15 December 1994, the area now Sandhurst was part of the City of Cranbourne formerly the Shire of Cranbourne, and shares its postcode 3977 with Cranbourne.

State Politics[edit]

Since the state election on 29 November 2014, The suburb of Sandhurst has been represented by Labor MP Sonya Kilkenny in Victoria's Legislative Assembly. Sandhurst falls within the Electoral district of Carrum.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Sandhurst (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 December 2014.