Electoral district of Bundamba

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Bundamba
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Bundamba (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Jo-Ann Miller
Party Labor
Namesake Bundamba

Bundamba is a Legislative Assembly of Queensland electoral division in the state of Queensland, Australia.

The electorate encompasses suburbs in the east and south-east of the City of Ipswich local government area. Major locations include Bundamba, Blackstone, Goodna, Redbank Plains, Augustine Heights and Springfield.

The seat has been held by the Australian Labor Party since its creation in 1992. In the 2006 state election, Labor's Jo-Ann Miller won the seat with 68.5% of the vote. Miller has held the seat since a by-election in February 2000 which was a record vote in a by-election towards a Government. She was the 100th ALP woman elected to Parliament.

Members for Bundamba[edit]

First incarnation (1873–1912)
Member Party Term
  Simon Fraser Unaligned 1873–1878
  William Hendren Unaligned 1878–1880
  James Foote Unaligned 1880–1888
  Thomas Glassey Labor 1888–1893
  Lewis Thomas Ministerialist 1893–1899
  James Cribb Various1 1899–1912
Second incarnation (1992–present)
Member Party Term
  Bob Gibbs Labor 1992–1999
  Jo-Ann Miller Labor 2000–present

1 James Cribb, member for Rosewood 1893-1896, Bundamba 1899-1912 and Bremer 1912-1915 alternately listed his party status as Ministerialist and Opposition. The parliamentary members' register does not list dates for these changes.

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2012: Bundamba[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Jo-Ann Miller 10,945 38.93 -22.39
Liberal National Michael Kitzelmann 10,022 35.65 +12.48
Katter's Australian Bernard Gaynor 2,461 8.75 +8.75
Independent Angela Watson 2,213 7.87 +7.87
Greens Jim Prentice 1,445 5.14 -2.03
Family First Deborah Acason 897 3.19 +0.55
Independent Alf Viskers 132 0.47 +0.47
Total formal votes 28,115 97.38 -0.22
Informal votes 756 2.62 +0.22
Turnout 28,871 91.08 +0.58
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Jo-Ann Miller 12,354 51.82 -19.41
Liberal National Michael Kitzelmann 11,486 48.18 +19.41
Labor hold Swing -19.41

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