Division of Maranoa

Australian federal electoral division

The Division of Maranoa is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. It was set up in 1901 for the first federal election. It is named after the Maranoa River, which runs through the division.[1] It covers the south west of Queensland, and includes the towns of Charleville, Cunnamulla, Queensland, Dalby, Roma, Kingaroy, Stanthorpe, Winton and Warwick.[1]

Maranoa
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Maranoa (green) within Queensland
Created1901
MPBruce Scott
PartyLiberal National
NamesakeMaranoa, Queensland
Electors99,614 (2013)
Area731,297 km2 (282,355.4 sq mi)
DemographicRural
Maranoa River

MembersEdit

Member Party Term
  Jim Page Labor 1901–1921
  James Hunter Country 1921–1940
  Frank Baker Labor 1940–1943
  Charles Adermann Country 1943–1949
  Charles Russell Country 1949–1950
  Independent 1950–1951
  Wilfred Brimblecombe Country 1951–1966
  James Corbett Country 1966–1980
  Ian Cameron National 1980–1990
  Bruce Scott National 1990–2010
  Liberal National 2010–present

Election resultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Profile of the electoral division of Maranoa (Qld)". Australian Electoral Commission. 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014.

Other websitesEdit

Coordinates: 25°48′25″S 144°43′05″E / 25.807°S 144.718°E / -25.807; 144.718