Profile of the electoral division of Maranoa (Qld)

Updated: 26 March 2018
State/Territory:
Queensland
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
27 March 2018
First election this name was used at:
1901 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
The next federal general election following the 2016 federal election
Maps and data
A4 map of the electoral division of Maranoa (2018) [PDF 2.53MB]
Map of the Division of Maranoa (2017) [PDF 9.88MB]
Download Queensland GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named for the district which is watered by the Maranoa River. The name 'Maranoa' is possibly a corruption of the Mandandanji words 'mara' for duck and 'ngoa' for egg.
Area
729,897 sq km
Location description

The Division of Maranoa consists of:

  • Balonne Shire Council,
  • Barcaldine Regional Council,
  • Barcoo Shire Council,
  • Blackall Tambo Regional Council,
  • Bulloo Shire Council,
  • Diamantina Shire Council,
  • Goondiwindi Regional Council,
  • Longreach Regional Council,
  • Maranoa Regional Council,
  • Murweh Shire Council,
  • Paroo Shire Council,
  • Quilpie Shire Council,
  • Western Downs Regional Council,
  • Winton Shire Council,
  • part of the South Burnett Regional Council,
  • part of the Southern Downs Regional Council, and
  • part of the Toowoomba Regional Council.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Mainly primary production including coal, oil, gas, orchards, cotton, grain, cattle and sheep.
Demographic Rating:
Rural – outside capital cities and without majority of enrolment in major provincial cities
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Members:
Littleproud, D (LNQ) 2016–
Scott, B (LNQ) 1990–2016
Cameron, I M D (NCP/NP) 1980–1990
Corbett, J (CP/NCP) 1966–1980
Brimblecombe, W J (CP) 1951–1966
Russell, C W (CP) 1949–1951
Adermann, C F (CP) 1943–1949
Baker, F P (ALP) 1940–1943
Hunter, J A J (CP) 1921–1940
Page, J (ALP) 1901–1921
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details