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Electoral district of Greenslopes

Greenslopes
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
State Queensland
Dates current 1960–present
MP Ian Kaye
Party Liberal National
Namesake Greenslopes

Greenslopes is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland.

The electorate is centred on the Brisbane suburb of Greenslopes and stretches north to parts of Norman Park and as far south as Mount Gravatt. Greenslopes was created at the 1959 electoral redistribution from the electorates of Buranda and Bulimba. It was held by the Liberal Party from 1960 to 1983, when it was won by Leisha Harvey for the National Party following the collapse of the National-Liberal coalition in Queensland.

Members for Greenslopes

Member Party Term
  Keith Hooper Liberal 1960–1977
  Bill Hewitt Liberal 1977–1983
  Leisha Harvey National 1983–1989
  Gary Fenlon Labor 1989–1995
  Ted Radke Liberal 1995–1998
  Gary Fenlon Labor 1998–2009
  Cameron Dick Labor 2009–2012
  Ian Kaye Liberal National 2012–present

Election results

Main article: Electoral results for the district of Greenslopes
Queensland state election, 2012: Greenslopes[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National Ian Kaye 13,076 47.87 +10.06
Labor Cameron Dick 10,713 39.22 -7.06
Greens Emma-Kate Rose 3,529 12.92 +0.35
Total formal votes 27,318 98.39 +0.01
Informal votes 448 1.61 -0.01
Turnout 27,766 92.01 +0.56
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Ian Kaye 13,590 52.45 +9.39
Labor Cameron Dick 12,318 47.55 -9.39
Liberal National gain from Labor Swing +9.39

References

External links

  • Electorate Profile (Antony Green, ABC)
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