Named in honour of Dame Annabelle Jane Mary Rankin DBE, 1908–86, first Queensland woman elected to the Senate (1947–71) and the first Australian woman to hold a top-level diplomatic post as High Commissioner to New Zealand (1971–74).
131 sq km
The Division of Rankin consists of:
part of the Brisbane City Council, and
part of the Logan City Council.
Outer Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and containing large areas of recent suburban expansion
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.