Electoral districts of Queensland

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This is a list of current and former electoral divisions for the Legislative Assembly of Queensland, the state legislature for Queensland, Australia.

Current Districts by region[edit]

Districts in Far North Queensland[edit]

Districts in North Queensland[edit]

Districts in central Queensland[edit]

Districts in western Queensland[edit]

Districts in South East Queensland[edit]

Sunshine Coast[edit]

Brisbane - north region[edit]

Brisbane - south region[edit]

Gold Coast[edit]

Remainder of Southeast[edit]

History[edit]

1859–1864[edit]

The separation of Queensland as a separate colony in 1859 lead to the establishment of an initial 16 electoral districts, returning 26 members (that is, some elected multiple representatives, number of members in parentheses):[1] [2]

Members elected during this period:

1864–1872[edit]

In 1864, the Additional Members Act created six more electoral districts, each with 1 member,[1][2] resulting in the following set of electorates (number of members in parentheses):

This made a total of 22 electorates with 32 members.

Members elected for this period:

1872–1878[edit]

The Electoral Districts Act (1872) resulted in 42 one-member electorates for the 1873 election, while in 1875 the Cook District Representation Act added the Electoral district of Cook.[1][2]

Four electorates were renamed:

Two electorates were abolished:

Twenty-two new electorates were introduced at the 1873 elections (by the 1872 Act) plus Cook in 1876, resulting in the following set of electorates (number of members shown in parentheses) :

So 22 electorates with 2 abolished and 22 introduced resulted in 42 electorates each returning 1 member (1873) and 43 electorates each returning 1 member (1876).

Members elected during this period:

1878–1900[edit]

Districts redistributed or renamed 1878 to 1900

1901–1949[edit]

Districts redistributed or renamed between 1901 and 1949

1950–2009[edit]

Districts redistributed or renamed between 1950 and 2009

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