Electoral district of Greenslopes

Greenslopes is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland.

Greenslopes
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
Electoral map of Greenslopes 2017
StateQueensland
Dates current1960–present
MPJoe Kelly
PartyLabor Party
NamesakeGreenslopes
Electors35,037 (2017)
Area17 km2 (6.6 sq mi)
Coordinates27°31′S 153°4′E
Electorates around Greenslopes:
South Brisbane Bulimba Bulimba
Miller Greenslopes Chatsworth
Toohey Mansfield Mansfield

The electorate is centred on the Brisbane suburb of Greenslopes and stretches north to parts of Norman Park and as far south as Mount Gravatt. Greenslopes was created at the 1959 electoral redistribution from the electorates of Buranda and Bulimba. It was held by the Liberal Party from 1960 to 1983, when it was won by Leisha Harvey for the National Party following the collapse of the National-Liberal coalition in Queensland.

Members for Greenslopes

MemberPartyTerm
  Keith Hooper Liberal 1960–1977
  Bill Hewitt Liberal 1977–1983
  Leisha Harvey National 1983–1989
  Gary Fenlon Labor 1989–1995
  Ted Radke Liberal 1995–1998
  Gary Fenlon Labor 1998–2009
  Cameron Dick Labor 2009–2012
  Ian Kaye Liberal National 2012–2015
  Joe Kelly Labor 2015–present

Election results

2017 Queensland state election: Greenslopes[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Joe Kelly 12,930 42.3 +0.0
Liberal National Ian Kaye 11,110 36.4 −5.0
Greens Victor Huml 6,498 21.3 +7.6
Total formal votes 30,538 96.5 −1.9
Informal votes 1,114 3.5 +1.9
Turnout 31,652 88.5 +1.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Joe Kelly 18,364 60.1 +5.1
Liberal National Ian Kaye 12,174 39.9 −5.1
Labor hold Swing +5.1

References

  • Green, Antony. "Electorate Profile". Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
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