Electoral district of Lockyer
|Area||3,148 km2 (1,215.4 sq mi)|
The district consists primarily of Gatton and Laidley Shires and northern parts of Beaudesert Shire. It includes the major town of Gatton and a number of smaller centres including Laidley, Helidon and Withcott. The eastern parts of the district are part of the outer southern suburbs of Ipswich and Brisbane in the area of Greenmount.
The district is bounded on the west by Toowoomba North, and Toowoomba South. On the southwest and south by Condamine, Southern Downs and Beaudesert. To the north and northwest by Nanango. To the northeast, where it passes south of Ipswich and Brisbane, it is bounded by Ipswich West, Ipswich, Algester. To the east it shares a boundary with the seat of Logan.
Members for Lockyer
|First incarnation (1888–1932)|
|Second incarnation (1950–present)|
|(Sir) Gordon Chalk||Liberal||1950–1976|
|Peter Prenzler||One Nation||1998–1999|
|City Country Alliance||1999–2001|
|Bill Flynn||One Nation||2001–2004|
1 William Armstrong alternately listed his party alignment as Liberal, Opposition, and Ministeralist (twice). The parliamentary members' register does not list dates for these changes.
|Liberal National||Ian Rickuss||10,259||33.73||−18.28|
|One Nation||Pauline Hanson||8,132||26.74||+26.74|
|Katter's Australian||David Neuendorf||2,111||6.94||−16.88|
|Palmer United||Craig Gunnis||1,068||3.51||+3.51|
|Total formal votes||30,412||98.46||+0.80|
|Liberal National||Ian Rickuss||13,230||50.22||−14.65|
|One Nation||Pauline Hanson||13,116||49.78||+49.78|
|Liberal National hold||Swing||−14.65|
- Electorate Profile (Antony Green, ABC)