Named in honour of Caroline Chisholm, 1808–77. Chisholm was known for her work in encouraging emigration to Australia, her social work in New South Wales and Victoria, paticularly with immigrant girls, and the buidling of a series of shelter sheds along the routes to the diggings in the Victorian goldfields.
65 sq km
The Division of Chisholm consists of:
part of the Monash City Council, and
part of the Whitehorse City Council.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Light and heavy industries including warehouses and metal, transport, education, and retail.
Inner Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and consisting of well-established built-up suburbs.