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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 196 sq. kms
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
Pre-Election Seat Status Marginal
Seat Status Safe
Enrolment 89,764
Turnout 93.41%
Informal 4.49%
Location Rankin covers an area of approximately 196 sq km from Rochedale South and Priestdale in the north to Cornubia in the southeast and Greenbank in the west. Suburbs include Browns Plains, Crestmead, Daisy Hill, Forestdale, Heritage Park, Hillcrest, Kingston, Logan Central, Marsden, Priestdale, Regents Park, Rochedale South, Shailer Park, Slacks Creek, Springwood, Underwood, Woodridge and parts of Berrinba and Cornubia.
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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