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Division Profile
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 6999 sq. kms
Demographic Provincial
Pre-Election Seat Status Fairly Safe
Seat Status Marginal
Enrolment 90,026
Turnout 95.08%
Informal 3.91%
Location Hinkler covers an area of approximately 6 999 sq km from the Burnett River at Burnett Heads in the north, to Biggenden Shire in the west and to Woocoo and Hervey Bay City shires in the south. The major population centres are Bundaberg and Hervey Bay. Other towns include Bargara, Biggenden and Childers.
Products and Industry Sugar, small crops including tomatoes, avocados and zucchinis, timber, Bundaberg Rum, fishing 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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