Division of Bonner

Australian federal electoral division

The Division of Bonner is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. It was created in 2004 and is named after Neville Bonner, the first Indigenous Australian elected to the Parliament of Australia.[1] Bonner was a Queensland Liberal Senator. There are only three other divisions named for Aboriginal people, Bennelong in New South Wales, Blair in Queensland and Lingiari in the Northern Territory.

Australian House of Representatives Division
Interactive map of boundaries
MPRoss Vasta
PartyLiberal National
NamesakeNeville Bonner
Electors92,661 (2010)
Area360 km2 (139.0 sq mi)
DemographicOuter Metropolitan

The Division of Bonner covers the eastern areas of Brisbane, including Chandler, Carindale, Manly, Mount Gravatt, Wishart and Wynnum.

Members change

Member Party Term
  Ross Vasta Liberal 2004–2007
  Kerry Rea Labor 2007–2010
  Ross Vasta Liberal National 2010–present

Election results change

2022 Australian federal election: Bonner[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National Ross Vasta 43,191 44.82 −4.67
Labor Tabatha Young 28,491 29.56 −1.54
Greens Bernard Lakey 16,144 16.75 +5.06
One Nation Amanda Neil 5,371 5.57 +1.57
United Australia Serge Diklich 3,177 3.30 +0.76
Total formal votes 96,374 97.50 +0.43
Informal votes 2,467 2.50 −0.43
Turnout 98,841 90.57 −2.19
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Ross Vasta 51,471 53.41 −4.00
Labor Tabatha Young 44,903 46.59 +4.00
Liberal National hold Swing −4.00

References change

  1. "Profile of the electoral division of Bonner (Qld) - Australian Electoral Commission". aec.gov.au. 2013. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
  2. Bonner, QLD, 2022 Tally Room, Australian Electoral Commission.

Other websites change

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