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Barambah was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland from 1950 to 2001.

Barambah
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
StateQueensland
Created1950
Abolished2001
NamesakeBarambah
DemographicRural
Coordinates26°17′S 151°57′E / 26.283°S 151.950°E / -26.283; 151.950Coordinates: 26°17′S 151°57′E / 26.283°S 151.950°E / -26.283; 151.950

The district was based in the South Burnett region. It is best known for being the seat of long-serving Premier, Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen.

Barambah was created in 1950, essentially as a reconfiguring of the old seat of Nanango. Fittingly, when Barambah was abolished in 2001, it was replaced by a recreated Nanango.

Barambah was the only seat in any Australian parliament to be won by a Citizens Electoral Council candidate - at the 1988 by-election.

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Members for BarambahEdit

Member Party Term
  Joh Bjelke-Petersen Country 1950–1974
National 1974–1987
  Trevor Perrett Citizens Electoral Council 1988
  National 1988–1998
  Dorothy Pratt One Nation 1998–1999
  Independent 1999–2001

Election resultsEdit

See alsoEdit

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