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House of Representatives Updated: 9/11/2005 10:22:10 AM


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Division Name KENNEDY
State Queensland
Elected Member Katter, B (IND/NP) 1993-
Name Derivation Named after Edmund Kennedy 1818-48, explorer.
First Proclaimed / Election 1900/1901
Area 564701 sq. kms
Demographic Rural
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 92,089
Turnout 92.56%
Informal 4.44%
Location Kennedy covers an area of approximately 564 701 sq km from the Gulf of Carpentaria and Mareeba in the north to Boulia in the south and from the Queensland border in the west to the Pacific Ocean in the east. The main towns include Atherton, Babinda, Camooweal, Charters Towers, Cloncurry, Georgetown, Gordonvale, Hughenden, Ingham, Innisfail, Mareeba, Mount Isa, Normanton and Tully.
Products and Industry Mainly primary production including grains (sorghum, sunflowers, wheat), beef cattle, cotton, coal mining, gemstones, sheep, sugar, agricultural services, copper, gold, silver, tin, lead, zinc, uranium, fishing (prawns, crabs, barramundi), marble, tobacco, fruit and vegetables, peanuts, dairy products and tourism.

KATTER, B (IND/NP) 1993-
HULLS, R J (ALP) 1990-1993
KATTER, R C (NP) 1966-1990
RIORDAN, W J F (FLP/ALP) 1936-1966
RIORDAN, D (FLP/ALP) 1929-1936
FRANCIS, G A (NAT) 1925-1929
MCDONALD, C (ALP) 1901-1925

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