Electoral district of Chatsworth

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QueenslandLegislative Assembly
Map of the electoral district of Chatsworth, 2017
State Queensland
Dates current 1960–present
MP Steve Minnikin
Party Liberal National
Namesake Chatsworth Road
Electors 34,283 (2017)
Area 52 km2 (20.1 sq mi)
Coordinates 27°30′S 153°8′E / 27.500°S 153.133°E / -27.500; 153.133Coordinates: 27°30′S 153°8′E / 27.500°S 153.133°E / -27.500; 153.133
Electorates around Chatsworth:
Bulimba Lytton Lytton
Greenslopes Chatsworth Capalaba
Mansfield Mansfield Capalaba
2008 Electoral map

Chatsworth is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland. The electorate is centred on the south-eastern suburbs of Brisbane and stretches north to Tingalpa, west to Carina Heights, east to Tingalpa Creek and south to Bulimba Creek.

Unusually for a suburban seat, the district of Chatsworth is not named after a suburb within its boundaries but is instead named after Chatsworth Road.[1] This even though Chatsworth Road does not fall within the present district of Chatsworth; it runs through the neighbouring district of Greenslopes.[2]

Members for Chatsworth[edit]

Member Party Term
  Thomas Hiley Liberal 1960–1966
  Bill Hewitt Liberal 1966–1977
  Terry Mackenroth Labor 1977–2005
  Michael Caltabiano Liberal 2005–2006
  Chris Bombolas Labor 2006–2009
  Steve Kilburn Labor 2009–2012
  Steve Minnikin Liberal National 2012–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2017: Chatsworth[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal National Steve Minnikin 14,993 49.8 +0.2
Labor Paul Keene 11,442 38.0 −0.8
Greens Dave Nelson 3,655 12.1 +3.6
Total formal votes 30,090 95.9 −2.4
Informal votes 1,280 4.1 +2.4
Turnout 31,370 90.1 +1.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Steve Minnikin 15,918 52.9 −0.4
Labor Paul Keene 14,172 47.1 +0.4
Liberal National hold Swing −0.4


  1. ^ "History of Electoral District Names". Electoral Commission of Queensland. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "2008 Queensland State Redistribution: Greenslopes". Electoral Commission of Queensland. Archived from the original on 2009-06-29. 
  3. ^ 2017 State General Election - Chatsworth - District Summary, ECQ.

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