Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
Virtual Tally Room: the official election results
House of Representatives Updated: Tuesday, 24 September 2013 01:28:19 PM


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Division Profile
Division Name RANKIN
State Queensland
Elected Member Chalmers, J (ALP) 2013-
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 131 sq. kms
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
Pre-Election Seat Status Marginal
Seat Status Marginal
Enrolment 96,516
Turnout 92.26%
Informal 6.56%
Location Rankin covers an area of approximately 131 sq km from Rochedale South and Priestdale in the north to Daisy Hill and Meadowbrook in the Southeast. The western divisional boundary follows the interstate railway line between Hillcrest and Algester. Suburbs include: Algester, Berrinba, Browns Plains, Calamvale, Crestmead, Daisy Hill, Drewvale, Heritage Park, Hillcrest, Kingston, Logan Central, Marsden, Parkinson, Priestdale, Regents Park, Rochedale South, Slacks Creek, Springwood, Underwood, and Woodridge.
Products and Industry The area covers a diverse area from residential and acreage suburbs as well as some light industry.

Chalmers, J (ALP) 2013-
Emerson, C (ALP) 1998-2013
Beddall, D (ALP) 1984-1998

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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