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Holder, Australian Capital Territory

Holder (postcode 2611) is a suburb of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia located in the district of Weston Creek.

Holder was gazetted in 1970 and was named after Sir Frederick William Holder (1850-1909), Premier of South Australia between 1899 and 1901 and first Speaker of the House of Representatives, between 1901 and 1909. The theme for the street names in Holder is surveyors (ACTPLA, 2003).


Beneath Holder are Deakin Volcanics green grey and purple rhyodacite mostly. A band of pink and green rhyolitic intrusive porphyry is on south and south west side.


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