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Division Profile
Division Name RANKIN
State Queensland
Elected Member Emerson, C (ALP) 1998-
Name Derivation Named after Dame Annabelle Rankin 1908-86, first Queensland woman elected to the Senate 1946-71 and the first Australian woman to hold a top-level diplomatic post as High Commissioner to New Zealand 1971-74.
First Proclaimed / Election 1984
Area 160 sq. kms
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
Seat Status Marginal
Enrolment 91,034
Turnout 92.89%
Informal 7.19%
Location Rankin covers an area of approximately 160 sq km taking in some outer suburbs of Brisbane through Logan City, east to the Redland Bay Shire boundary, south to the Logan Freeway along the boundary between Logan and Beaudesert Shires and west to Greenbank, Boronia Heights and Park Ridge. The division includes the suburbs of Logan City as well as portions of the Brisbane suburb of Kuraby, Eight Mile Plains, Drewvale and Runcorn.
Products and Industry The area covers a diverse area from residential and acreage suburbs as well as some light industry.

EMERSON, C (ALP) 1998-
BEDDALL, D (ALP) 1984-1998

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