Division of Longman

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Longman
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of LONGMAN 2016.png
Division of Longman in Queensland, as of the 2016 federal election.
Created 1996
MP Susan Lamb
Party Labor
Namesake Irene Longman
Electors 105,120 (2016)
Area 1,239 km2 (478.4 sq mi)
Demographic Provincial

The Division of Longman is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. The division was first proclaimed in 1994. The division is named after Irene Longman, the first female member of the Parliament of Queensland and the third woman elected to a parliament in Australia.

Wyatt Roy, who represented the electorate between 2010 and 2016, was Australia's youngest ever parliamentarian elected at the time.[1]

Boundaries[edit]

Longman covers much of the Moreton Bay Region, including the former Caboolture Shire and some of the former Pine Rivers.

Its boundaries include Beachmere, Bribie Island, Burpengary, Dakabin, Donnybrook, Kallangur, Ningi, Toorbul, Caboolture, Morayfield, Wamuran, Woodford and Narangba.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  Mal Brough Liberal 1996–2007
  Jon Sullivan Labor 2007–2010
  Wyatt Roy Liberal National 2010–2016
  Susan Lamb Labor 2016–present

Election results[edit]

Australian federal election, 2016: Longman[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal National Wyatt Roy 34,359 39.01 −5.83
Labor Susan Lamb 31,161 35.38 +4.73
One Nation Michelle Pedersen 8,293 9.42 +9.42
Greens Ian Bell 3,865 4.39 +0.45
Family First Will Smith 3,002 3.41 +1.05
Drug Law Reform Frances McDonald 2,677 3.04 +3.04
Katter's Australian Brad Kennedy 1,597 1.81 −1.01
Independent Greg Riddell 1,111 1.26 +1.26
Independent Rob Law 945 1.07 +1.07
Caleb Wells 830 0.94 −0.13
Arts Stephen Beck 228 0.26 +0.26
Total formal votes 88,068 91.47 −3.46
Informal votes 8,217 8.53 +3.46
Turnout 96,285 91.60 −2.25
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Susan Lamb 44,729 50.79 +7.71
Liberal National Wyatt Roy 43,339 49.21 −7.71
Labor gain from Liberal National Swing +7.71

References[edit]

  1. ^ Singer, Melissa; Mitchell, Alex (2010-08-22). "About a Roy: Wyatt set to be youngest ever MP". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 2010-08-24. 
  2. ^ Longman, QLD, Virtual Tally Room 2016, Australian Electoral Commission.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°00′50″S 152°53′42″E / 27.014°S 152.895°E / -27.014; 152.895