Electoral district of Algester
Algester is an electoral division in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland in the state of Queensland, Australia. This electorate was created at the 1999 redistribution from the former electorate of Archerfield, and was contested for the first time at the 2001 state election.
It is located in south-western Greater Brisbane and includes the suburbs of Acacia Ridge, Algester, Parkinson, Calamvale, Forest Lake and Sunnybank Hills, with parts of Coopers Plains and Inala and Pallara. It is a mixture of established suburbs such as Acacia Ridge with newer areas like Forest Lake and Calamvale.
Members for Algester
|Anthony Shorten||Liberal National||2012–present|
|Queensland state election, 2012: Algester|
|Liberal National||Anthony Shorten||13,687||50.72||+15.22|
|Katter's Australian||Gavan Duffy||2,286||8.47||+8.47|
|Total formal votes||26,984||97.33||-0.38|
|Liberal National||Anthony Shorten||14,735||59.15||+18.36|
|Liberal National gain from Labor||Swing||+18.36|
- Electorate Profile (Antony Green, ABC)