Electoral district of Barambah

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Barambah
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
State Queensland
Created 1950
Abolished 2001
Namesake Barambah
Demographic Rural
Coordinates 26°17′S 151°57′E / 26.283°S 151.950°E / -26.283; 151.950Coordinates: 26°17′S 151°57′E / 26.283°S 151.950°E / -26.283; 151.950

Barambah was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland from 1950 to 2001.

The district was based in the South Burnett region. It is best known for being the seat of long-serving Premier, Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen.

Barambah was created in 1950 to replace the abolished district of Nanango. Fittingly, when Barambah was abolished in 2001, its replacement seat was also named Nanango.

Barambah was the only seat in any Australian parliament to be won by a Citizens Electoral Council candidate - at the 1988 by-election.

Members for Barambah[edit]

Member Party Term
  Joh Bjelke-Petersen Country 1950–1974
National 1974–1987
  Trevor Perrett CEC 1988
  National 1988–1998
  Dorothy Pratt One Nation 1998–1999
  Independent 1999–2001

Election results[edit]

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