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Queensland Legislative Assembly electoral districts

This is a list of current and former electoral divisions for the Legislative Assembly of Queensland, the state legislature for Queensland, Australia.

Current Districts by region

Districts in Far North Queensland

Districts in North Queensland

Districts in central Queensland

Districts in western Queensland

Districts in South East Queensland

Sunshine Coast

Brisbane - north region

Brisbane - south region

Gold Coast

Remainder of Southeast

History

1859 - 1864

The separation of Queensland as a separate colony in 1859 lead to the establishment of an initial 16 electoral districts, returning 26 members (that is, some elected multiple representatives):[1][2]

Members elected during this period:

1864 - 1872

In 1864, the Additional Members Act created six more electoral districts, each with 1 member:,[1][2] resulting in the following set of electorates:

This made a total of 22 electorates with 32 members.

Members elected for this period:

1872 - 1878

The Electoral Districts Act (1872) resulted in 42 one-member electorates for the 1873 election, while in 1875 the Cook District Representation Act added the Electoral district of Cook.[1][2]

Four electorates were renamed:

Two electorates were abolished:

Twenty-two new electorates were introduced in 1872 plus Cook in 1875, resulting in the following set of electorates:

  • Aubigny - 1 member - new
  • Balonne - 1 member - new
  • Blackall - 1 member - new
  • Bowen - 1 member - new
  • Bremer - 1 member - new
  • Bulimba - 1 member - new
  • Bundamba - 1 member - new
  • Burke - 1 member - new
  • Burnett - 1 member (reduced from 2)
  • Carnavon - 1 member - new
  • Clermont - 1 member
  • Cook - 1 member - new from 1875
  • Dalby - 1 member - new
  • Darling Downs - 1 member - new
  • Drayton and Toowoomba - 1 member
  • East Moreton - 1 member (reduced from 2)
  • Enoggera - 1 member - new
  • Fassifern - 1 member - new
  • Gympie - 1 member - new
  • Hamlet of Fortitude Valley - 1 member
  • Kennedy - 1 member
  • Leichhardt - 1 member (reduced from 2)
  • Logan - 1 member - new
  • Maranoa - 1 member
  • Maryborough - 1 member
  • Mitchell - 1 member
  • Mulgrave - 1 member - new
  • Normanby - 1 member - new
  • Northern Downs - 1 member
  • Oxley - 1 member - new
  • Port Curtis - 1 member
  • Ravenswood - 1 member - new
  • Rockhampton - 1 member
  • Springsure - 1 member - new
  • Stanley - 1 member - new
  • Town of Brisbane - 1 member (reduced from 3)
  • Town of Ipswich - 1 member (reduced from 3)
  • Town of South Brisbane - 1 member
  • Warrego - 1 member
  • Warwick - 1 member
  • West Moreton - 1 member (reduced from 3)
  • Wickham - 1 member - new
  • Wide Bay - 1 member

So 22 electorates with 2 abolished and 22 introduced resulted in 42 electorates each returning 1 member (1872) and 43 electorates each returning 1 member (1875).

Members elected during this period:

Later

  • Balonne 1860 - ???
  • Blackall[3] 1860 - ???
  • Bulloo 1860 - ???
  • Buranda 1860 - ???
  • Dalby 1860 - ???
  • East Moreton 1860 - 1878
  • Eastern Downs 1860 - 1873
  • Gregory 1860 - ???
  • Herbert 1860 - ???
  • Leichhardt 1860 - ???
  • Maree 1860 - ???
  • Maranoa 1860 - ???
  • Northern Downs 1860 - ???
  • Nundah 1888 - 1992
  • Port Curtis 1860 - ???
  • South Townsville 1860 - ???
  • Warwick 1860 - ???
  • West Moreton 1860 - ???
  • Wide Bay 1860 - ???
  • Windsor 1860 - ???

19th century

Districts redistributed or renamed prior to 1901

1901-1950

Districts redistributed or renamed between 1901 and 1950

1950-2009

Districts redistributed or renamed between 1950 and 2009

External links

  • Maps and Districts at the Electoral Commission of Queensland website
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