Division of Ryan

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Ryan
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Ryan in Queensland, as of the 2016 federal election.
Created 1949
MP Jane Prentice
Party Liberal National
Namesake T. J. Ryan
Electors 105,044 (2016)
Area 441 km2 (170.3 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan

The Division of Ryan is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. The division was created in 1949 and is named after T. J. Ryan, Premier of Queensland from 1915 to 1919. Ryan is located in south east Queensland, and is generally based on the western suburbs of the City of Brisbane.

Location[edit]

The Division of Ryan encompasses the suburbs and localities of Auchenflower, Bellbowrie, Brookfield, Chapel Hill, Ferny Grove, Fig Tree Pocket, The Gap, Indooroopilly, Karana Downs, Kenmore, Keperra, Lake Manchester, Moggill, Pullenvale, St Lucia, Taringa, Toowong, the western Centenary Suburbs and parts of Bardon.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  Nigel Drury Liberal 1949–1975
  John Moore Liberal 1975–2001
  Leonie Short Labor 2001–2001
  Michael Johnson Liberal 2001–2010
  Independent 2010
  Jane Prentice Liberal National 2010–present

Election results[edit]

Australian federal election, 2016: Ryan[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal National Jane Prentice 49,402 52.13 +0.45
Labor Stephen Hegedus 21,594 22.79 −2.72
Greens Sandra Bayley 17,767 18.75 +4.31
Family First David Todd 2,389 2.52 +1.20
Liberal Democrats Sly Gryphon 2,046 2.16 +2.16
Democratic Labour John Quinn 1,566 1.65 +1.65
Total formal votes 94,764 97.61 +0.86
Informal votes 2,318 2.39 −0.86
Turnout 97,082 92.42 −1.70
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Jane Prentice 55,994 59.09 +0.55
Labor Stephen Hegedus 38,770 40.91 −0.55
Liberal National hold Swing +0.55

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ryan, QLD, Virtual Tally Room 2016, Australian Electoral Commission.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°28′12″S 152°51′04″E / 27.470°S 152.851°E / -27.470; 152.851