2001 Profile of the division of Lilley

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

Queensland

Name Derivation:

Named after Sir Charles Lilley (1830–1897), former Premier (1868–1870) and Chief Justice of Queensland (1865–1867 and 1868–1869).

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 139 sq km of north-eastern Brisbane.

The main suburbs include Albion, Ascot, Aspley, Banyo, Boondall, Brighton, Chermside, Clayfield, Deagon, Geebung, Gordon Park, Hamilton, Hendra, Kedron, Lutwyche, Northgate, Nudgee, Nundah, Pinkenba, Sandgate, Shorncliffe, Taigum, Virginia, Wavell Heights, Wooloowin and Zillmere.

Products/Industries of the area:

The area is mostly residential. Also included are Brisbane's domestic and international airports, light and heavy engineering, sea-cargo facilities, chemical production, warehousing (civilian and military), oil refining and storage and various small industries.

First Proclaimed/Election

1913

Members

  • Wayne Swan (ALP) 1998–
  • E Grace (LP) 1996–98
  • W M Swan (ALP) 1993–96
  • E E Darling (ALP) 1980–93
  • K M Cairns (LP) 1974–80
  • F E Doyle (ALP) 1972–74
  • K M Cairns (LP) 1963–72
  • D J Cameron (ALP) 1961–63
  • B Wight (LP) 1949–61
  • J W Hadley (ALP) 1943–49
  • W A Jolley (UAP) 1937–43
  • (Sir) D C Cameron (UAP) 1934–37
  • G H Mackay (NAT/UAP) 1917–34
  • J Stumm (LIB) 1913–17

For Current Members information, browse the Parliament of Australia Members page.

AEC – Divisional Office Contact Numbers and Addresses

Demographic Rating

Inner Metropolitan

Statistical information
3 October 1998 Election 6 November 1999 Referendum 10 November 2001 Election

Enrolment: 85 940

Informal Vote: 2.76%

Turnout: 94.37%

Seat Status: Marginal Labor

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 53.13%
  • LP: 46.87%

Enrolment: 86 208

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 0.69%
  • Preamble Question 0.83%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 94.69%
  • Preamble Question 94.68%

Enrolment: 87 642

Informal Vote: 3.71%

Turnout: 94.86%

Seat Status: Marginal Labor

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 54.83%
  • LP: 45.17%
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