Electoral district of Flinders (Queensland)
|Dates current||1888–1932, 1950-1992|
It was first created in 1887, effective 1888, covering the area centred on the central Queensland towns of Cloncurry, Richmond and Hughenden. It replaced the Electoral district of Burke. Flinders, along with parts of Burke, was incorporated into the new seat of Carpentaria in the 1931 redistribution, effective in 1932. The named was changed back to Flinders in 1949, effective at the 1950 election.
It was abolished in a redistribution in 1991, effective 1992. Most of its territory became part of Charters Towers, while the western portion, including Cloncurry, became part of Mount Isa. The last sitting member for Flinders was Bob Katter, who had held it since December 1974.
Members for FlindersEdit
|First incarnation (1888–1932)|
|Second incarnation (1950–1992)|
- "Representatives of Queensland state electorates 1860 - 2012" (PDF). Parliament of Queensland. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
- "The Hon Bob Katter MP, Member for Kennedy (Qld)". Parliament of Australia. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 25 August 2010.
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