Electoral district of Mansfield

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

QueenslandLegislative Assembly
Electoral map of Mansfield 2017
MPCorrine McMillan
PartyLabor Party
Electors33,275 (2017)
Area64 km2 (24.7 sq mi)
Coordinates27°34′S 153°8′E
Electorates around Mansfield:
Chatsworth Chatsworth
Toohey Mansfield Capalaba
Toohey Waterford Springwood

The district is based in the south-eastern suburbs of Brisbane. It is named for the suburb of Mansfield and also includes the suburbs of Burbank, Rochedale and Wishart. The electorate was first created for the 1972 election.

Mansfield has tended to be a seat held by the government of the day; only two of its members have served in opposition.

Members for Mansfield

  Bill Kaus Liberal 1972–1983
  National 1983–1986
  Craig Sherrin National 1986–1989
  Laurel Power Labor 1989–1995
  Frank Carroll Liberal 1995–1998
  Phil Reeves Labor 1998–2012
  Ian Walker Liberal National 2012–2017
  Corrine McMillan Labor 2017–present

Election results

2017 Queensland state election: Mansfield[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal National Ian Walker 11,610 40.2 −5.3
Labor Corrine McMillan 11,375 39.4 −2.3
Greens Barbara Bell 3,263 11.3 +1.8
One Nation Neil Symes 2,631 9.1 +9.1
Total formal votes 28,879 95.9 −2.4
Informal votes 1,243 4.1 +2.4
Turnout 30,122 89.0 −2.2
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Corrine McMillan 14,908 51.6 +0.8
Liberal National Ian Walker 13,971 48.4 −0.8
Labor hold Swing +0.8


1. http://results.ecq.qld.gov.au/elections/state/State2015/results/district49.html

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