Sandhurst, Victoria

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Sandhurst is located in Melbourne
Location in metropolitan Melbourne
Coordinates38°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
Population4,981 (2016 census)[1]
Location37 km (23 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s)City of Frankston
State electorate(s)Carrum
Federal Division(s)Dunkley
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 2016 census, Sandhurst had a population of 4,981.[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 Skye, Devon Meadows and 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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  1. ^ a b "2016 Census QuickStats Sandhurst". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 29 September 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)