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Blair
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Blair (green) within Queensland
Created 1998
MP Shayne Neumann
Party Labor
Namesake Harold Blair
Electors 83,045 (2010)
Area 6,409 km2 (2,474.5 sq mi)
Demographic Rural

The Division of Blair is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. Created in 1998, it is named after Harold Blair, an Aboriginal singer and civil rights campaigner. It covers an area of 6,409 km² west of Brisbane and includes Kilcoy, Toogoolawah, Esk, Cominya, Lowood, Fernvale, Ipswich, Minden, Marburg, Rosewood, and Walloon.

During the 2007 election campaign Blair received more funding promises from the Howard Government than any other electorate in the country.

Members

Member Party Term
  Cameron Thompson Liberal 1998–2007
  Shayne Neumann Labor 2007–present

Election results


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