Electoral district of Maiwar
Map of Maiwar, 2017
|Namesake||Indigenous name of the Brisbane River|
|Area||37 km2 (14.3 sq mi)|
Maiwar is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland, incorporating the inner western suburbs of Brisbane. It was created in the 2017 redistribution, and was first contested at the 2017 Queensland state election. It is named for the Indigenous name of the Brisbane River, which is the southern boundary of the electorate.
It largely replaces areas of the abolished districts of Mount Coot-tha and Indooroopilly, north of the Brisbane River. Maiwar consists of the suburbs of Mount Coot-tha, Bardon, Auchenflower, Toowong, Taringa, Indooroopilly, St Lucia and Fig Tree Pocket.
From results of the last election, Maiwar was estimated to be a marginal seat for the Liberal National Party with a margin of 3.0%. The seat was won at the 2017 Queensland State election by Michael Berkman for the Australian Greens.
Members for Maiwar
|Liberal National||Scott Emerson||13,352||41.9||−5.8|
|Total formal votes||31,862||97.6||−1.1|
|Liberal National||Scott Emerson||15,413||48.4||−4.6|
|Greens gain from Liberal National||Swing||+4.6|
- Electoral districts of Queensland
- Members of the Queensland Legislative Assembly by year
- Category:Members of the Queensland Legislative Assembly by name
- Queensland Redistribution Commission (26 May 2017). "Determination of Queensland's Legislative Assembly Electoral Districts" (PDF). Queensland Government Gazette. p. 187. Archived (PDF) from the original on 29 October 2017. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
- Green, Antony. "2017 Queensland Redistribution". ABC Elections. Archived from the original on 5 November 2017. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
- 2017 State General Election - Maiwar - District Summary, ECQ.