Electoral district of Toowoomba East

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For the similarly named district of 1912–1950, see Electoral district of East Toowoomba

The Electoral district of Toowoomba East was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland. It was created with the 1960 redistribution and removed by the 1972 redistribution.[1]

The seat was based on the City of Toowoomba.

The member for Toowoomba, Mervyn Anderson successfully stood for election in Toowoomba East in 1960 after his previous seat was lost in the redistribution.

The sitting member, Peter Wood, successfully stood for election in the new seat of Toowoomba South in the 1972 election.

Members for Toowoomba East[edit]

Member Party Term
  Mervyn Anderson Liberal   3 Nov 1960 – 28 May 1966
  Peter Wood Labor 28 May 1966 – 27 May 1972

See also[edit]


Coordinates: 27°34′13″S 151°58′21″E / 27.57028°S 151.97250°E / -27.57028; 151.97250