Electoral district of Indooroopilly

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QueenslandLegislative Assembly
QLD - Indooroopilly 2008.png
Indooroopilly (2008—)
State Queensland
Dates current 1992–present
MP Scott Emerson
Party Liberal National
Namesake Indooroopilly

Indooroopilly is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland.

The district is based in the western suburbs of Brisbane, and straddles both sides of the Brisbane River. It is named for the suburb of Indooroopilly and also includes the suburbs of Chelmer, Fig Tree Pocket, Graceville, Sherwood, St Lucia and Taringa. After a redistribution in 2008 it now includes parts of Tennyson. It was first created for the 1992 election.

Indooroopilly is a marginal seat, having been won narrowly by Labor in three elections between 2001 and 2006. On 5 October 2008, sitting member Ronan Lee resigned from the Labor Party and defected to the Queensland Greens. Lee was defeated at the 2009 election by Liberal National candidate Scott Emerson.[1]

Members for Indooroopilly[edit]

Member Party Term
  Denver Beanland Liberal 1992–2001
  Ronan Lee Labor 2001–2008
  Greens 2008–2009
  Scott Emerson Liberal National 2009–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2012: Indooroopilly[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National Scott Emerson 15,225 60.89 +14.44
Labor Oscar Schlamowitz 4,669 18.67 -7.87
Greens Charles Worringham 4,623 18.49 -7.44
Family First Andrew Mooney 488 1.95 +1.95
Total formal votes 25,005 98.62 -0.34
Informal votes 351 1.38 +0.34
Turnout 25,356 89.89 -0.72
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Scott Emerson 16,140 69.55 +13.68
Labor Oscar Schlamowitz 7,067 30.45 -13.68
Liberal National hold Swing +13.68


  1. ^ Green, Antony. "Indooroopilly - 2009 election". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2009-03-21. 
  2. ^ http://www.ecq.qld.gov.au/elections/state/State2012/results/booth39.html

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