Electoral district of Mudgeeraba

Mudgeeraba is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland. Based on the Gold Coast, the district has been held by both sides of politics over the course of its short history.

QueenslandLegislative Assembly
Electoral map of Mudgeeraba 2017
Dates current2001–present
MPRos Bates
PartyLiberal National
Electors35,448 (2017)
Area368 km2 (142.1 sq mi)
Coordinates28°7′S 153°18′E / 28.117°S 153.300°E / -28.117; 153.300Coordinates: 28°7′S 153°18′E / 28.117°S 153.300°E / -28.117; 153.300
Electorates around Mudgeeraba:
Theodore Gaven Surfers Paradise
Scenic Rim Mudgeeraba Mermaid Beach
Scenic Rim New South Wales Currumbin
Electoral map of Mudgeeraba 2008

The electorate covers the western suburbs and hinterland of the Gold Coast. It was created out of the southern half of the former district of Nerang by the 2001 redistribution.

Dianne Reilly of the Labor Party, the seat's inaugural member, held the seat for three terms until her defeat at the hands of Ros Bates of the Liberal National Party at the 2009 state election.

Members for MudgeerabaEdit

Member Party Term
  Dianne Reilly Labor 2001–2009
  Ros Bates Liberal National 2009–present

Election resultsEdit

2017 Queensland state election: Mudgeeraba[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal National Ros Bates 13,695 46.1 −3.9
Labor Paul Taylor 6,977 23.5 −4.5
One Nation Andrew Liddell 5,288 17.8 +17.8
Greens Rod Duncan 2,763 9.3 +1.4
Independent Bill Sherwood 625 2.1 +0.3
Independent Jill Pead 385 1.3 +1.3
Total formal votes 29,733 94.9 −2.4
Informal votes 1,605 5.1 +2.4
Turnout 31,338 86.4 +2.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Ros Bates 17,795 59.8 −0.6
Labor Paul Taylor 11,938 40.2 +0.6
Liberal National hold Swing −0.6


External linksEdit

  • Green, Antony. "Electorate Profile". Australian Broadcasting Corporation.