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Electoral district of Lockyer

Lockyer
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
Lockyer (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Ian Rickuss
Party Liberal National
Namesake Lockyer Valley

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

The district consists primarily of Gatton and Laidley Shires and northern parts of Beaudesert Shire. It includes the major town of Gatton and a number of smaller centres including Laidley, Helidon and Withcott. The eastern parts of the district are part of the outer southern suburbs of Ipswich and Brisbane in the area of Greenmount.

The district is bounded on the west by Toowoomba North, and Toowoomba South. On the southwest and south by Condamine and Beaudesert. To the north and northwest by Nanango. To the northeast, where it passes south of Ipswich and Brisbane, it is bounded by Ipswich West, Ipswich, Algester. To the east it shares a boundary with the seat of Logan.

The electorate has been represented by Ian Rickuss since the 2004 election.

Contents

  • Members for Lockyer 1
  • Election results 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Members for Lockyer

First incarnation (1888–1932)
Member Party Term
  William North Unaligned 1888–1893
  William Armstrong Various1 1893–1904
  Michael O'Keeffe Ministerialist 1904–1907
  William Armstrong Various1 1907–1918
  Robert Butler Labor 1918–1920
  George Logan Country Party/Country and Progressive National 1920–1929
  Charles Jamieson Independent 1929–1932
Second incarnation (1950–present)
Member Party Term
  Sir Gordon Chalk Liberal 1950–1976
  Tony Bourke Liberal 1976–1980
  Tony Fitzgerald National 1980–1998
  Dr Peter Prenzler One Nation 1998–1999
  City Country Alliance 1999–2001
  Bill Flynn One Nation 2001–2004
  Ian Rickuss National 2004–2008
  Liberal National 2008–present

1 William Armstrong, member for Lockyer 1893-1904 and 1907–1918, alternately listed his party status as Ministerialist (twice), Opposition, and Liberal. The parliamentary members' register does not list dates for these changes.

Election results

Queensland state election, 2012: Lockyer[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National Ian Rickuss 14,348 52.01 -1.55
Katter's Australian David Neuendorf 6,571 23.82 +23.82
Labor James Wilson 4,876 17.68 -19.94
Greens Clare Rudkin 1,790 6.49 -2.33
Total formal votes 27,585 97.66 -0.07
Informal votes 661 2.34 +0.07
Turnout 28,246 93.66 -0.77
Two-candidate-preferred result
Liberal National Ian Rickuss 15,387 64.87 +7.26
Katter's Australian David Neuendorf 8,334 35.13 +35.13
Liberal National hold Swing +7.26

References

  1. ^ http://www.ecq.qld.gov.au/elections/state/State2012/results/booth45.html

External links

  • Electorate Profile (Antony Green, ABC)
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