Division of Lilley

Australian federal electoral division

The Division of Lilley is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. It was set up in 1913. The division is named after Sir Charles Lilley, a former Premier of Queensland and Chief Justice in the Supreme Court of Queensland.[1]

Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Lilley (green) within Queensland
MPWayne Swan
NamesakeCharles Lilley
Electors100,164 (2013)
Area147 km2 (56.8 sq mi)
DemographicInner Metropolitan
Sir Charles Lilley, c.1892

Lilley covers the north-eastern parts of Brisbane and includes Ascot, Banyo, Boondall, Brighton, Chermside, Deagon, Geebung, Gordon Park, Hamilton, Hendra, Kedron, Northgate, Nudgee, Nundah, Pinkenba, Sandgate, Shorncliffe, Taigum, Virginia, Wavell Heights, Wooloowin, and Zillmere, and parts of Albion, Aspley, and Lutwyche.[1]


Member Party Term
  Jacob Stumm Commonwealth Liberal 1913–1917
  George Mackay Nationalist 1917–1931
  United Australia 1931–1934
  Sir Donald Cameron United Australia 1934–1937
  William Jolly United Australia 1937–1943
  James Hadley Labor 1943–1949
  Bruce Wight Liberal 1949–1961
  Donald James Cameron Labor 1961–1963
  Kevin Cairns Liberal 1963–1972
  Frank Doyle Labor 1972–1974
  Kevin Cairns Liberal 1974–1980
  Elaine Darling Labor 1980–1993
  Wayne Swan Labor 1993–1996
  Elizabeth Grace Liberal 1996–1998
  Wayne Swan Labor 1998–present

Wayne Swan was Deputy Prime Minister, Treasurer and Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party.

Election resultsEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Profile of the electoral division of Lilley (Qld)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014.

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Coordinates: 27°22′37″S 153°04′16″E / 27.377°S 153.071°E / -27.377; 153.071