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Division Profile
Division Name BOWMAN
State Queensland
Elected Member Laming, A (LP) 2004-
Name Derivation Named after David Bowman 1860-1916, a Member of the Queensland Parliament 1904-16.
First Proclaimed / Election 1949
Area 560 sq. kms
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
Pre-Election Seat Status Fairly Safe
Seat Status Marginal
Enrolment 88,989
Turnout 95.47%
Informal 3.38%
Location Bowman covers an area of approximately 560 sq km from Thorneside in the north to Carbrook in the south and includes the islands of Coochiemudlo, Lamb, Macleay, Russell and North Stradbroke. The main suburbs include Alexandra Hills, Birkdale, Capalaba, Carbrook, Cleveland, Mount Cotton, Ormiston, Redland Bay, Sheldon, Thorneside, Thornlands, Victoria Point and Wellington Point.
Products and Industry The area is mostly residential with some crops, poultry, various light industries and tourism.

Laming, A (LP) 2004-
Sciacca, C (ALP) 1998-2004
West, A (LP) 1996-1998
Sciacca, C A (ALP) 1987-1996
Keogh, L J (ALP) 1983-1987
Jull, D F (LP) 1975-1983
Keogh, L J (ALP) 1969-1975
Gibbs, W T (LP) 1963-1969
Comber, J (ALP) 1961-1963
McColm, M L (LP) 1949-1961

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