Electoral district of Callide

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Callide
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
QLD - Callide 2008.png
Callide (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Jeff Seeney
Party Liberal National
Namesake Callide Creek in the Coalfields

Callide is an electoral division in Queensland, Australia.

It encompasses agricultural and mining towns in the Burnett, Callide and Dawson valleys. Major towns within the division's boundaries include Biloela, Cherbourg, Monto, Eidsvold, Gin Gin, Biggenden, Gayndah, Mundubbera, Goomeri, Murgon, Wondai, Moura, Banana, Theodore, Taroom and Wandoan.

Callide has been held by Jeff Seeney since 1998.

Members for Callide[edit]

Member Party Term
  Vincent Jones Country 1950–1971
  Lindsay Hartwig Country 1972–1975
  National Country 1975–1981
  Independent 1981–1986
  Di McCauley National 1986–1998
  Jeff Seeney National 1998–2008
  Liberal National 2008–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2012: Callide[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National Jeff Seeney 14,666 53.33 -5.65
Katter's Australian Steve Ensby 7,318 26.61 +26.61
Labor Melissa Newton 4,058 14.76 -9.16
Greens Camilla Percy 892 3.24 -0.59
Independent Duncan Scott 597 2.06 +2.06
Total formal votes 27,501 98.46 -0.13
Informal votes 397 1.54 +0.13
Turnout 27,501 92.32 -0.57
Two-candidate-preferred result
Liberal National Jeff Seeney 15,224 63.51 -5.85
Katter's Australian Steve Ensby 8,747 36.49 +36.49
Liberal National hold Swing -5.85

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