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Division Profile
Division Name GRIFFITH
State Queensland
Elected Member Rudd, K (ALP) 1998-
Name Derivation Named after Sir Samuel Griffith 1845-1920, Premier of Queensland 1883-88, 1890-93 and Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia 1903-19.
First Proclaimed / Election 1934 (Griffith became a division in 1934 but was previously known as Oxley which became a division in 1900.)
Area 59 sq. kms
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
Seat Status Fairly Safe
Enrolment 90,950
Turnout 92.47%
Informal 4.26%
Location Griffith covers an area of approximately 59 sq km of the southern Brisbane suburban area. The main suburbs include Annerley (part), Balmoral, Bulimba, Camp Hill, Cannon Hill (part), Carina (part), Carina Heights, Coorparoo, Dutton Park, East Brisbane, Fairfield, Greenslopes, Highgate Hill, Hawthorne, Holland Park, Holland Park West (part), Kangaroo Point, Morningside, Mount Gravatt East (part), Murarrie (part), Norman Park, South Brisbane, Tarragindi (part), West End and Woolloongabba .
Products and Industry The area is mostly residential with some food processing and light industry. It is also the location of the world famous Brisbane Cricket Ground known as The Gabba.

RUDD, K (ALP) 1998-
MCDOUGALL, G (LP) 1996-1998
HUMPHREYS, B C (ALP) 1977-1996
CAMERON, D M (LP) 1966-1977
COUTTS, W C (ALP) 1961-1966
CHRESBY, A A (LP) 1958-1961
COUTTS, W C (ALP) 1954-1958
BERRY, D R (LP) 1949-1954
CONELAN, W P (ALP) 1939-1949
BAKER, F M (FLP) 1934-1939

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