Electoral district of Port Curtis

Port Curtis was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland from 1860 to 1992.[1]

Port Curtis
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NamesakePort Curtis

The district was named after the harbour at Port Curtis, and centred on the regional city of Gladstone. In 1992, it was renamed Gladstone.

Members for Port CurtisEdit

Member Party Term
  Charles Fitzsimmons Unaligned 1860–1861
  Alfred Sandeman Unaligned 1861–1863
  John Douglas Unaligned 1863–1866
  Sir Arthur Palmer Unaligned 1866–1878
  Albert Norton Unaligned 1878–1893
  Jason Boles Opposition 1893–1904
  Robert Herbertson Ministerialist/Opposition 1904–1909
  Edward Breslin Labor 1909–1912
  John Kessell Ministerialist 1912–1915
  George Carter Labor 1915–1920
  John Fletcher National 1920–1923
  George Carter Labor 1923–1929
  Frank Butler Country and Progressive National 1929–1932
  Tommy Williams Labor 1932–1947
  Jim Burrows Labor 1947–1963
  Martin Hanson Labor 1963–1976
  Bill Prest Labor 1976–1992

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.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)