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Division Name HINKLER
State Queensland
Elected Member Neville, P (NP) 1993-
Name Derivation Named after Bert Hinkler 1892-1933, pioneer aviator. First person to fly solo from England to Australia 1928.
First Proclaimed / Election 1984
Area 35330 sq. kms
Demographic Rural
Seat Status Marginal
Enrolment 93,862
Turnout 94.61%
Informal 4.54%
Location Hinkler covers an area of approximately 35 330 sq km along the coast from Calliope Shire in the north, west to Monto and Eidsvold Shires and to Isis Shire in the south. The main towns include Bundaberg, Gladstone, Childers, Agnes Water, Monto, Eidsvold, Gayndah, Mundubbera and Gin Gin.
Products and Industry Sugar, small crops (tomatoes, avocados, melons, beans, zucchinis), citrus orchards, timber, Gladstone alumina plant (largest in world, producing 2 million tonnes each year), Gladstone power station, Bundaberg Rum Distillery, beef cattle, fish and scallop industries and tourism.

NEVILLE, P (NP) 1993-
COURTICE, B W (ALP) 1987-1993
CONQUEST, B J (NP) 1984-1987

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