Named after Judith Wright (1915–2000) who made a significant contribution to Australia as a social and environmental activist, and poet. She was a resident of Queensland for over 30 years, 20 of which were spent at Mt Tamborine, which is located within the boundaries of this division.
Area and Location Description:
Wright covers an area of approximately 7 589 sq km and is located in south-east Queensland, in an area south and west of Brisbane. The divisional boundary covers the Lockyer Valley Regional Council, Scenic Rim Regional and parts of Logan City and Gold Coast City Councils. The areas within the Wright division are diverse, ranging from small crops farmers in the Lockyer Valley to tourism in the Tamborine Mountains.
Products/industries of the area:
Boutique tourism and a wide range of primary production activities.
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.