2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of Lilley

Updated: 9 February 2011



Name Derivation:

Named after Sir Charles Lilley 1830–97, former Premier and Chief Justice of Queensland.

Area and Location Description:

Lilley covers an area of approximately 141 sq km of north eastern Brisbane. The main suburbs include Ascot, Banyo, Boondall, Brighton, Chermside, Clayfield, Deagon, Geebung, Gordon Park, Hamilton, Hendra, Kedron, Northgate, Nudgee, Nundah, Pinkenba, Sandgate, Shorncliffe, Taigum, Virginia, Wavell Heights, Wooloowin, Zillmere and parts of Albion, Aspley and Lutwyche.

Map of Division:

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:


Demographic Rating:

Inner Metropolitan


  • Swan, W (ALP) 1998–
  • Grace, E (LP) 1996–1998
  • Swan, W M (ALP) 1993–1996
  • Darling, E E (ALP) 1980–1993
  • Cairns, K M (LP) 1974–1980
  • Doyle, F E (ALP) 1972–1974
  • Cairns, K M (LP) 1963–1972
  • Cameron, D J (ALP) 1961–1963
  • Wight, B (LP) 1949–1961
  • Hadley, J W (ALP) 1943–1949
  • Jolley, W A (UAP) 1937–1943
  • Cameron, D C (UAP) 1934–1937
  • Mackay, G H (NAT/UAP) 1917–1934
  • Stumm, J (LIB) 1913–1917

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 Lilley

Further information:

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