Named after Sir Samuel Griffith (1845–1920), Premier of Queensland 1883–88, 1890–93 and Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia 1903–19.
Size & location description:
Griffith covers an area of approximately 60 sq km of the southern Brisbane suburban area. The main suburbs include Balmoral, Bulimba, Camp Hill, Carina Heights, Coorparoo, Dutton Park, East Brisbane, Greenslopes, Highgate Hill, Hawthorne, Kangaroo Point, Morningside, Norman Park, Seven Hills, South Brisbane, Woolloongabba and parts of Annerley, Cannon Hill, Carina, Holland Park, Holland Park West, Mount Gravatt East, Murarrie, Tarragindi and West End.
Products/industries of the area:
The area is mostly residential with some food processing and light industry. It is also the location of the world famous Brisbane Cricket Ground known as The Gabba.
1934 (Griffith became a division in 1934 but was previously known as Oxley which became a division in 1900.)
Butler, T (ALP) 2014–
Rudd, K (ALP) 1998–2013
McDougall, G (LP) 1996–1998
Humphreys, B C (ALP) 1977–1996
Cameron, D M (LP) 1966–1977
Coutts, W C (ALP) 1961–1966
Chresby, A A (LP) 1958–1961
Coutts, W C (ALP) 1954–1958
Berry, D R (LP) 1949–1954
Conelan, W P (ALP) 1939–1949
Baker, F M (FLP) 1934–1939
The AEC acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters, culture and community. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.