Division of Blair

Australian federal electoral division

The Division of Blair is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. Created in 1998, it is named after Harold Blair, an Aboriginal singer and civil rights campaigner.[1] It covers an area of 6,409 km² west of Brisbane and includes Kilcoy, Toogoolawah, Esk, Cominya, Lowood, Fernvale, Ipswich, Minden, Marburg, Rosewood, and Walloon.

Blair
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Blair 2010.png
Division of Blair (green) within Queensland
Created1998
MPShayne Neumann
PartyLabor
NamesakeHarold Blair
Electors83,045 (2010)
Area6,409 km2 (2,474.5 sq mi)
DemographicRural

During the 2007 election campaign Blair received more funding promises from the Howard Government than any other electorate in the country.[2]

MembersEdit

Image Member Party Term
    Cameron Thompson
(1960–)
Liberal 3 October 1998
24 November 2007
    Shayne Neumann
(1961–)
Labor 24 November 2007
present

Election resultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Profile of the electoral division of Blair (Qld)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2013. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
  2. "Australia Votes 2007 - Blair". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 21 December 2007. Retrieved 31 March 2013.

Other websitesEdit

Coordinates: 27°06′54″S 152°27′43″E / 27.115°S 152.462°E / -27.115; 152.462