Electoral district of Buderim

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Buderim
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Buderim (2008—)
State Queensland
Dates current 2009–present
MP Steve Dickson
Party Liberal National
Namesake Buderim

Buderim is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland. Based on the Sunshine Coast, the district is a very safe seat for the Liberal National Party.

Geography[edit]

A compact urban electorate, Buderim falls between the centres of Maroochydore and Nambour, bounded by the Bruce Highway to the west, and the Sunshine Motorway to the east. It includes the Sunshine Coast suburbs of Buderim, Mountain Creek, Kunda Park, Kuluin, Rosemount, Diddillibah, Kiel Mountain, Forest Glen, Mons and Tanawha.

History[edit]

A new district created for the 2009 state election, it was constructed mostly from the northern part of the district of Kawana and the western part of the district of Maroochydore. It also took a section of territory previously belonging to the district of Nicklin.[1] Its inaugural member is Steve Dickson, previously the member for Kawana.

Members for Buderim[edit]

Member Party Term
  Steve Dickson Liberal National 2009–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2012: Buderim[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National Steve Dickson 16,056 62.17 +5.15
Labor Chris Moore 4,181 16.19 -13.26
Greens Susan Etheridge 2,749 10.64 +2.39
Katter's Australian Lynette Bishop 2,003 7.76 +7.76
Family First Tony Moore 838 3.24 +0.81
Total formal votes 25,827 98.04 -0.30
Informal votes 516 1.96 +0.30
Turnout 26,343 89.76 -1.10
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Steve Dickson 17,329 76.01 +11.73
Labor Chris Moore 5,469 23.99 -11.73
Liberal National hold Swing +11.73

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