Profile of the electoral division of Herbert (Qld)

Updated: 19 November 2019
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
27 March 2018
First election this name was used at:
1901 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
2019 federal election
Maps and data
A4 map of the electoral division of Herbert (2018) [PDF 4.06MB]
Map of the Division of Herbert (2017) [PDF 4.06MB]
Download Queensland GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named in honour of Sir Robert George Wyndham Herbert, 1831–1905, the first Premier of Queensland (1859–66).
941 sq km
Location description

The Division of Herbert consists of:

  • Palm Island Aboriginal Shire Council,
  • part of Hinchinbrook Shire Council, and
  • part of the Townsville City Council.
Demographic Rating:
Provincial – outside capital cities, but with a majority of enrolment in major provincial cities
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Previous members:
Former members for an electoral division of this name can be found by searching ‘Electoral divisions’ or ‘Members of the House of Representatives since 1901’ in the historical information section of the Parliamentary Handbook
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details