Division of Rankin

Australian federal electoral division

The Division of Rankin is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. It was set up in 1984 and is named after Annabelle Rankin, the first Queensland woman elected to the Senate.[1]

Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Rankin (green) within Queensland
MPJim Chalmers
NamesakeAnnabelle Rankin
Electors96,498 (2013)
Area131 km2 (50.6 sq mi)
DemographicOuter Metropolitan
Annabelle Rankin

Rankin is in the outer southern suburbs of Brisbane including, Algester, Berrinba, Browns Plains, Calamvale, Crestmead, Daisy Hill, Drewvale, Heritage Park, Hillcrest, Kingston, Logan Central, Marsden, Parkinson, Priestdale, Regents Park, Rochedale South, Slacks Creek, Springwood, Underwood, and Woodridge.[1]


Member Party Term
  David Beddall Labor 1984–1998
  Craig Emerson Labor 1998–2013
  Jim Chalmers Labor 2013–present

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Coordinates: 27°38′31″S 153°05′38″E / 27.642°S 153.094°E / -27.642; 153.094