Electoral district of Belmont (Queensland)

Belmont was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland from 1960 to 1977.[1]

QueenslandLegislative Assembly
Dates current1960–1977

First created for the 1960 state election, the district was based in the south-eastern suburbs of Brisbane, taking in areas previously belonging to the districts of Bulimba, Mount Gravatt and Wynnum. Typically a Labor seat, the district fell to the Liberal Party at the Coalition landslide election of 1974.

Belmont was abolished ahead of 1977 state election and largely absorbed into the neighbouring district of Chatsworth.

Members for BelmontEdit

Member Party Term
  Fred Newton Labor 1960–1974
  David Byrne Liberal 1974–1977

Election resultsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Representatives of Queensland State Electorates 1860-2017" (PDF). Queensland Parliamentary Record 2012-2017: The 55th Parliament. Queensland Parliament. Archived from the original on 27 April 2020. Retrieved 27 April 2020.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)