2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of Oxley

Updated: 9 February 2011



Name Derivation:

Named after John Oxley 1783–1828, noted explorer and surveyor.

Area and Location Description:

Oxley covers an area of approximately 217 sq km from Acacia Ridge and Parkinson in the east to Riverview and part of Redbank Plains in the west, and from Corinda and Sinnamon Park in the north to Springfield Lakes in the south.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Railway workshops, coal mining, dairying, beef cattle, horse studs and farming with some industrial, light industrial and commercial activities.

First Proclaimed/Election:

1900/1901 (The original Oxley was renamed Griffith in 1934. This division of Oxley was proclaimed in 1949.)

Demographic Rating:

Outer Metropolitan


  • Ripoll, B (ALP) 1998–
  • Hanson, P (IND) 1996–1998
  • Scott, L J (ALP) 1988–1996
  • Hayden, B G (ALP) 1961–1988
  • Cameron, D A (LP) 1949–1961

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 Oxley

Further information:

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