Electoral district of Western Downs

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Western Downs refers to two incarnations of an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland, based in the western part of the Darling Downs.

The original district existed from 1860 to 1873 and elected two members. More recently, Western Downs was a single member electorate that was first contested in 1992 and abolished in 2001.

Members for Western Downs[edit]

First incarnation (1860–1873, two members)
Member Party Term Member Party Term
  Thomas Moffat Unaligned 1860–1864   James Taylor Unaligned 1860–1870
  John Watts Unaligned 1864–1867
Robert Ramsay Unaligned 1867–1873
  Edward Wienholt Unaligned 1870–1873
Second incarnation (1992–2001, one member)
Member Party Term
  Brian Littleproud National Party of Australia 1992–2001


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