Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
House of Representatives Updated: Tuesday, 24 September 2013 04:42:37 PM


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Division Profile
Division Name HINKLER
State Queensland
Elected Member Pitt, K (LNP) 2013-
Name Derivation Named after Bert Hinkler 1892-1933, pioneer aviator. First person to fly solo from England to Australia 1928.
First Proclaimed / Election 1984
Area 3504 sq. kms
Demographic Provincial
Pre-Election Seat Status Safe
Seat Status Fairly Safe
Enrolment 94,495
Turnout 94.53%
Informal 4.92%
Location Hinkler covers an area of approximately 3,504 sq km starting at the Burnett River at Burnett Heads in the north, continuing west along the Burnett River following the Bundaberg Regional Council boundary, bordering the locality Duckinwilla in the south and following the Susan River to River Heads at the mouth of the Mary River. The major population centres are Bundaberg and Hervey Bay. Other towns include Bargara, Childers and Burrum Heads.
Products and Industry Sugar, a myriad of small crops including tomatoes, avocados and macadamia nuts, rum, fishing, seafood industries and tourism.

Pitt, K (LNP) 2013-
Neville, P (NP/LNP) 1993-2013
Courtice, B W (ALP) 1987-1993
Conquest, B J (NP) 1984-1987

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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