Electoral district of Callide

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Callide
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
ECQ-2017-Final-Callide.pdf
Electoral map of Callide 2017
StateQueensland
MPColin Boyce
PartyLiberal National
NamesakeCallide Creek in the Coalfields
Electors32,895 (2017)
Area66,437 km2 (25,651.5 sq mi)
Coordinates25°5′S 150°42′E / 25.083°S 150.700°E / -25.083; 150.700Coordinates: 25°5′S 150°42′E / 25.083°S 150.700°E / -25.083; 150.700
Electorates around Callide:
Gregory Mirani Gladstone
Warrego Callide Burnett
Warrego Nanango Maryborough
Electoral map of Callide 2008

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, Calliope, Chinchilla, Jandowae, Miles, Bell, Monto, Eidsvold, Gin Gin, Biggenden, Gayndah, Mundubbera, Moura, Banana, Theodore, Baralaba, Taroom and Wandoan.

Located in traditional National territory, it has been in the hands of either that party or the merged Liberal National Party for its entire existence.

Members for Callide[edit]

Member Party Term
  Vince Jones Country 1950–1971
  Lindsay Hartwig Country 1972–1974
  National 1974–1981
  Independent 1981–1986
  Di McCauley National 1986–1998
  Jeff Seeney National 1998–2008
  Liberal National 2008–2017
  Colin Boyce Liberal National 2017–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2017: Callide[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal National Colin Boyce 9,663 33.4 −11.5
One Nation Sharon Lohse 7,408 25.6 +25.6
Labor Darren Blackwood 6,404 22.2 −1.4
Katter's Australian Robbie Radel 3,761 13.0 +13.0
Greens Jaiben Baker 987 3.4 +0.5
Independent Sandra Anderson 682 2.4 +2.4
Total formal votes 28,905 96.4 −1.8
Informal votes 1,089 3.6 +1.8
Turnout 29,994 89.4 −1.8
Two-candidate-preferred result
Liberal National Colin Boyce 16,220 56.1 −3.7
One Nation Sharon Lohse 12,685 43.9 +43.9
Liberal National hold Swing −3.7

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