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Longman
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Longman (green) within Queensland
Created 1996
MP Wyatt Roy
Party Liberal National
Namesake Irene Longman
Electors 94,050 (2013)
Area 1,239 km2 (478.4 sq mi)
Demographic Provincial
StateLibQld 1 172207 Irene Longman (1877-1964) , (suffragette movement in Queensland)
Irene Longman (1877-1964)

The Division of Longman is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. It was set up in 1994. The division is named after Irene Longman, the first female member of the Parliament of Queensland and the third woman elected to a parliament in Australia.

Longman covers much of the Moreton Bay Region. It includes Beachmere, Bribie Island, Burpengary, Dakabin, Donnybrook, Kallangur, Ningi, Toorbul, Caboolture, Morayfield, Wamuran Woodford and Narangba.

Members

Member Party Term
  Mal Brough Liberal 1996–2007
  Jon Sullivan Labor 2007–2010
  Wyatt Roy Liberal National 2010–present

Election results


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