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Division Profile
Division Name BLAIR
State Queensland
Elected Member Neumann, S (ALP) 2007-
Name Derivation Named after Harold Blair AO 1924-76. A noted Australian tenor and Aboriginal activist.
First Proclaimed / Election 1997/1998
Area 5305 sq. kms
Demographic Rural
Pre-Election Seat Status Marginal
Seat Status Marginal
Enrolment 90,979
Turnout 95.22%
Informal 3.87%
Location Blair covers an area of approximately 5305 sq km west of Brisbane. Containing most of the City of Ipswich and the shires of Boonah, Laidley and Gatton, the division stretches from Riverview and Redbank Plains in the east to Withcott in the west, and from Churchable in the north to the New South Wales border in the south. Main towns include Boonah, Gatton, Grantham, Harrisville, Helidon, Ipswich, Kalbar, Laidley, Marburg, Rosewood, Walloon, Warrill View and Withcott.
Products and Industry Bean and grain crops, vegetables, lucerne, sunflower and dairy farming. A campus of the University of Queensland is situated near Gatton.

Neumann, S (ALP) 2007-
Thompson, C (LP) 1998-2007

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