Named in honour of Irene Maud Longman, 1877–1964, the first woman elected to the Queensland Parliament (1929–32) and at the time only the third woman elected to any Parliament in Australia. Mrs Longman was actively involved in issues relating to the family, women and mental health.
1,237 sq km
The Division of Longman consists of:
part of the Moreton Bay Regional Council,
part of the Somerset Regional Council, and
part of the Sunshine Coast Regional Council.
Provincial – outside capital cities, but with a majority of enrolment in major provincial cities
Former members for an electoral division of this name can be found by searching ‘Electoral divisions’ or ‘Members of the House of Representatives since 1901’ in the historical information section of the Parliamentary Handbook
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.