Division of Groom
The Division of Groom is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. It was set up in 1984 and named for Sir Littleton Groom, former Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives. He represented the Division of Darling Downs, which covered much of the same area.
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Groom (green) within Queensland
|Area||5,594 km2 (2,159.9 sq mi)|
Ian McFarlane was a minister in the Howard and Abbott governments. He was dropped from the cabinet by Malcolm Turnbull in 2015, which later led him to leave the Liberal Party and join the National Party.
- "Profile of the electoral division of Groom (Qld)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2014. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
- Other Liberals may follow Macfarlane to National, AAP, , 4 December 2015