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Electoral district of Toowoomba South

Toowoomba South
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
QLD - Toowoomba South 2008.png
Toowoomba South (2008—)
State Queensland
MP John McVeigh
Party Liberal National Party
Namesake Toowoomba
Electors 33,830 (2015)
Area 42 km2 (16.2 sq mi)
Coordinates

Toowoomba South is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland. It was created with the 1972 redistribution, and replaced the abolished Toowoomba East.

The electorate covers the eastern and inner southern suburbs of Toowoomba. It excludes the outer southern suburbs of Toowoomba, Drayton, Darling Heights and the other areas near the University of Southern Queensland, which fall in Condamine.

It is part of the Darling Downs group of seats, and is bounded on the east by Lockyer, the north by Toowoomba North, and on the south and west by Condamine.

The electorate is represented by John McVeigh, for the Liberal National Party.

Contents

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

Members for Toowoomba South

Member Party Term
  Peter Wood Labor 1972–1974
  John Warner Country 1974–1975
  National Country 1975–1982
  National 1982–1986
  Clive Berghofer National 1986–1991
  Mike Horan National 1991–2008
  Liberal National 2008–2012
  John McVeigh Liberal National 2012–present

Election results

Queensland state election, 2015: Toowoomba South[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National John McVeigh 16,851 55.33 −3.20
Labor Graham Storey 10,601 34.81 +13.78
Greens Anne Waters 3,003 9.86 +4.38
Total formal votes 30,455 97.54 −0.40
Informal votes 767 2.46 +0.40
Turnout 31,222 90.99 −0.95
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National John McVeigh 17,216 58.89 −12.73
Labor Graham Storey 12,018 41.11 +12.73
Liberal National hold Swing −12.73

References

  1. ^ 2015 State General Election - Toowoomba South - District Summary, ECQ.

External links

  • Electorate Profile (Antony Green, ABC)
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