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Bonner
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Bonner (green) within Queensland
Created 2004
MP Ross Vasta
Party Liberal National
Namesake Neville Bonner
Electors 92,661 (2010)
Area 360 km2 (139.0 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan

The Division of Bonner is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. It was created in 2004 and is named after Neville Bonner, the first Indigenous Australian elected to the Parliament of Australia. Bonner was a Queensland Liberal Senator. There are only three other divisions named for Aboriginal people, Bennelong in New South Wales, Blair in Queensland and Lingiari in the Northern Territory.

The Division of Bonner covers the eastern areas of Brisbane, including Chandler, Carindale, Manly, Mount Gravatt, Wishart and Wynnum.

Members

Member Party Term
  Ross Vasta Liberal 2004–2007
  Kerry Rea Labor 2007–2010
  Ross Vasta Liberal National 2010–present

Election results

Coordinates: 27°30′00″S 153°08′17″E / 27.500°S 153.138°E / -27.500; 153.138


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