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Division Profile
Division Name OXLEY
State Queensland
Elected Member Ripoll, B (ALP) 1998-
Name Derivation Named after John Oxley 1783-1828, noted explorer and surveyor.
First Proclaimed / Election 1900/1901 (The original Oxley was renamed Griffith in 1934. This division of Oxley was proclaimed in 1949.)
Area 302 sq. kms
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
Seat Status Fairly Safe
Enrolment 90,549
Turnout 93.67%
Informal 7.00%
Location Oxley covers an area of approximately 302 sq km from Acacia Ridge in the east to Ipswich city in the west. The main town is Ipswich.
Products and Industry Railway workshops, coal mining, power station at Swanbank, dairying, beef cattle, horse studs and farming with some industrial, light industrial and commercial activities.

RIPOLL, B (ALP) 1998-
HANSON, P (IND) 1996-1998
SCOTT, L J (ALP) 1988-1996
HAYDEN, B G (ALP) 1961-1988
CAMERON, D A (LP) 1949-1961

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