Division of Longman

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Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Longman 2010.png
Division of Longman (green) within Queensland
Created 1996
MP Wyatt Roy
Party Liberal National
Namesake Irene Longman
Electors 94,050 (2013)
Area 1,239 km2 (478.4 sq mi)
Demographic Provincial

The Division of Longman is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. The division was first proclaimed in 1994. The division is named after Irene Longman, the first female member of the Parliament of Queensland and the third woman elected to a parliament in Australia. Entering parliament at the age of 20, Longman's current representative, Wyatt Roy, was Australia's youngest ever parliamentarian.[1]


Longman covers much of the Moreton Bay Region, including the former Caboolture Shire and some of the former Pine Rivers.

Its boundaries include Beachmere, Bribie Island, Burpengary, Dakabin, Donnybrook, Kallangur, Ningi, Toorbul, Caboolture, Morayfield, Wamuran Woodford and Narangba.


Member Party Term
  Mal Brough Liberal 1996–2007
  Jon Sullivan Labor 2007–2010
  Wyatt Roy Liberal National 2010–present

Election results[edit]

Australian federal election, 2013: Longman
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National Wyatt Roy 37,570 44.84 +1.09
Labor Michael Caisley 25,683 30.65 −6.99
Palmer United Clem van der Weegen 10,714 12.79 +12.79
Greens Helen Fairweather 3,304 3.94 −5.18
Katter's Australian Brad Kennedy 2,364 2.82 +2.82
Family First Will Smith 1,977 2.36 −1.89
Sex Party Ayla Goeytes 1,283 1.53 +1.53
Independent Caleb Wells 895 1.07 +1.07
Total formal votes 83,790 94.93 +2.22
Informal votes 4,473 5.07 −2.22
Turnout 88,263 93.85 +0.36
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Wyatt Roy 47,691 56.92 +5.00
Labor Michael Caisley 36,099 43.08 −5.00
Liberal National hold Swing +5.00


  1. ^ Singer, Melissa; Mitchell, Alex (2010-08-22). "About a Roy: Wyatt set to be youngest ever MP". The Sydney Morning Herald (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 2010-08-24. 

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Coordinates: 27°00′50″S 152°53′42″E / 27.014°S 152.895°E / -27.014; 152.895