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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 218 sq. kms
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
Pre-Election Seat Status Fairly Safe
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 89,233
Turnout 94.15%
Informal 4.21%
Location Oxley covers an area of approximately 217 sq km from Acacia Ridge and Parkinson in the east to Riverview and part of Redbank Plains in the west, and from Corinda and Sinnamon Park in the north to Springfield Lakes in the south.
Products and Industry Railway workshops, coal mining, 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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