2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of Dickson

Updated: 9 February 2011



Name Derivation:

Named after Sir James Dickson 1832–1901, a leading advocate of Federation, Queensland Premier 1898–99 and Minister for Defence in the first Federal Ministry.

Area and Location Description:

Dickson covers an area of approximately 4 649 sq km north and west of Brisbane. It includes the Esk Shire and most of the Pine Rivers Shire. Suburbs and towns include Albany Creek, Arana Hills, Bray Park, Brendale, Cashmere, Coominya, Dayboro, Eatons Hill, Esk, Everton Hills, Fernvale, Ferny Hills, Glamorgan Vale, Joyner, Lawnton, Linville, Lowood, Minden, Moore, Mount Glorious, Mount Nebo, Petrie, Samford Valley, Strathpine, Toogoolawah and Warner.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Farming, retail and industrial activities.

First Proclaimed/Election:


Demographic Rating:

Outer Metropolitan


  • Dutton, P (LP) 2001–
  • Kernot, C (ALP) 1998–2001
  • Smith, T (LP) 1996–1998
  • Lavarch, M H (ALP) 1993–1996

Current Member Details:

Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

Divisional Office Contact Details

2007 Federal Election Results:

House of Representatives results for Dickson

Further information:

For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.