Division of Ryan

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Ryan
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Ryan 2010.png
Division of Ryan (green) within Queensland
Created 1949
MP Jane Prentice
Party Liberal National
Namesake T. J. Ryan
Electors 100,652 (2013)
Area 441 km2 (170.3 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan

The Division of Ryan is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. The division was created in 1949 and is named after T. J. Ryan, Premier of Queensland from 1915 to 1919. Ryan is located in south east Queensland, and is generally based on the south western suburbs of the City of Brisbane.

Location[edit]

The Division of Ryan encompasses the suburbs and localities of Auchenflower, Bellbowrie, Brookfield, Chapel Hill, Ferny Grove, Fig Tree Pocket, The Gap, Indooroopilly, Karana Downs, Kenmore, Keperra, Lake Manchester, Moggill, Pullenvale, St Lucia, Taringa, Toowong, the western Centenary Suburbs and parts of Bardon.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  Nigel Drury Liberal 1949–1975
  John Moore Liberal 1975–2001
  Leonie Short Labor 2001–2001
  Michael Johnson Liberal 2001–2010
  Independent 2010
  Jane Prentice Liberal National 2010–present

Election results[edit]

Australian federal election, 2013: Ryan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National Jane Prentice 47,366 51.68 +5.95
Labor Damien Hamwood 23,385 25.51 +0.49
Greens Charles Worringham 13,235 14.44 −4.52
Palmer United Craig Gunnis 4,558 4.97 +4.97
Family First Lisa Demedio 1,213 1.32 −0.48
Katter's Australian Peter Walker 1,140 1.24 +1.24
Secular Michael Sweedman 761 0.83 +0.83
Total formal votes 91,658 96.75 −0.38
Informal votes 3,078 3.25 +0.38
Turnout 94,736 94.12 +0.81
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Jane Prentice 53,657 58.54 +1.38
Labor Damien Hamwood 38,001 41.46 −1.38
Liberal National hold Swing +1.38

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Coordinates: 27°28′12″S 152°51′04″E / 27.470°S 152.851°E / -27.470; 152.851