Electoral districts of Queensland

This is a list of current and former electoral divisions for the Legislative Assembly of Queensland, the state legislature for Queensland, Australia.

Current Districts by regionEdit

Districts in Far North QueenslandEdit

Districts in North QueenslandEdit

Districts in Central QueenslandEdit

Districts in South-West QueenslandEdit

Districts in South East QueenslandEdit

Greater Brisbane – Northern DistrictsEdit

Greater Brisbane – Southern DistrictsEdit

Sunshine CoastEdit

Gold CoastEdit

Remainder of SoutheastEdit



The separation of Queensland as a separate colony in 1859 lead to the establishment of an initial 16 electoral districts, returning 26 members (that is, some elected multiple representatives, number of members in parentheses):[1][2]

Members elected during this period:


In 1864, the Additional Members Act created six more electoral districts, each with 1 member,[1][2] resulting in the following set of electorates (number of members in parentheses):

This made a total of 22 electorates with 32 members.

Members elected for this period:


The Electoral Districts Act (1872) resulted in 42 one-member electorates for the 1873 election, while in 1875 the Cook District Representation Act added the Electoral district of Cook.[1][2]

Four electorates were renamed:

Two electorates were abolished:

Twenty-two new electorates were introduced at the 1873 elections (by the 1872 Act) plus Cook in 1876, resulting in the following set of electorates (number of members shown in parentheses) :

So 22 electorates with 2 abolished and 22 introduced resulted in 42 electorates each returning 1 member (1873) and 43 electorates each returning 1 member (1876).

Members elected during this period:


Districts redistributed or renamed 1878 to 1900


Districts redistributed or renamed between 1901 and 1949


Districts redistributed or renamed between 1950 and 2017


  1. ^ a b c "Key Dates and Events in Queensland Electoral and Parliamentary History" (PDF). Queensland Parliament.
  2. ^ a b c "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)

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