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
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Division of Bonner (green) within Queensland
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.


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

Election resultsEdit


  1. "Profile of the electoral division of Bonner (Qld) - Australian Electoral Commission". aec.gov.au. 2013. Retrieved 23 July 2013.

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Coordinates: 27°30′00″S 153°08′17″E / 27.500°S 153.138°E / -27.500; 153.138