Electoral district of Woolloongabba

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Woolloongabba
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
State Queensland
Created 1888
Abolished 1912
Namesake Woolloongabba
Demographic Metropolitan
Coordinates 27°29′S 153°02′E / 27.483°S 153.033°E / -27.483; 153.033Coordinates: 27°29′S 153°02′E / 27.483°S 153.033°E / -27.483; 153.033

The electoral district of Woolloongabba was a Legislative Assembly electorate in the state of Queensland, Australia.

History[edit]

Woolloongabba was created in the 1887 redistribution, taking effect at the 1888 colonial election.[1] It was located in south Brisbane based on Kangaroo Point.[1]

Woolloongabba was abolished at the 1912 state election, changing only marginally to become the Electoral district of Maree.[1]

Members[edit]

The following people were elected in the seat of Woolloongabba:[1][2]

Member Party Term
  William Stephens Ministerial / Opposition 12 May 1888 – 28 Mar 1896
  Thomas Dibley Labor / Ministerial 28 Mar 1896 – 18 May 1907
  George Blocksidge Opposition 18 May 1907 –   5 Feb 1908
  David Hunter Opposition / Ministerial   5 Feb 1908 – 27 Apr 1912

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Representatives of Queensland State Electorates 1860 – 2012" (PDF). Queensland Parliament. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Alphabetical Register of Members of the Legislative Assembly 1860–2012 and of the Legislative Council 1860–1922" (PDF). Queensland Parliament. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 October 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2014.