Holder is a Canberra suburb located in the district of Weston Creek.
Holder was gazetted in 1970 and was named after Sir Frederick William Holder, Premier of South Australia between 1899 and 1901 and first Speaker of the House of Representatives, between 1901 and 1909. The streets in Holder were named after surveyors.
The suburb of Holder is one of eight comprising the Western Creek district, each with their own shops and private ovals. The suburb is bordered by Duffy, Rivett and Weston. It is approximately a fourteen minute drive to Woden town centre and twenty to Canberra City.
Holder is a family neighbourhood nestled within a community oriented district. A Community Council for Weston Creek organises special events and there is a high emphasis on sport, with local teams for Rugby Union, Australian Rules football, baseball, soccer, lawn bowls, netball and cricket. Nearby, in Waramanga, is the Western Creek district high School, Stromlo High.