Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
House of Representatives Updated: 6/09/2010 5:32:33 PM


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Division Profile
Division Name FAIRFAX
State Queensland
Elected Member Somlyay, A (LP) 1990-
Name Derivation Named after Ruth Fairfax 1878-1948, a founder of the Country Women's Association and its first Queensland president.
First Proclaimed / Election 1984
Area 1036 sq. kms
Demographic Rural
Pre-Election Seat Status Marginal
Seat Status Fairly Safe
Enrolment 89,726
Turnout 92.78%
Informal 5.03%
Location Fairfax covers an area of approximately 1,036 sq km in the central part of the Sunshine Coast Regional Council area. The division extends from Peregian Springs and Eumundi in the north, to Maroochydore, Mountain Creek and Palmwoods in the south to Kenilworth in the west. The main towns include Buderim, Coolum Beach, Eumundi, Kenilworth, Mapleton, Maroochydore, Montville, Nambour, Palmwoods, Peregian Springs, Woombye and Yandina.
Products and Industry Avocados, ginger, sugar cane, fruit juice, tropical and exotic fruits, dairy and beef cattle, tourism, construction and infrastructure industries.

Somlyay, A (LP) 1990-
Adermann, A E (NP) 1984-1990

Please Note: the division profile displayed above was at the time of the election. Please consult the AEC website for the most current division profile.



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