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Petrie
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Petrie (green) within Queensland
Created 1949
MP Luke Howarth
Party Liberal National
Namesake Andrew Petrie
Electors 92,973 (2013)
Area 152 km2 (58.7 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
StateLibQld 1 114052 Andrew Petrie
Andrew Petrie

The Division of Petrie is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. It was founded in 1949 and named after Andrew Petrie (1798–1872), a civil engineer, pioneer and explorer, and the first free settler in Brisbane (1837).

Petrie is in the northern suburbs of Brisbane, and includes Bald Hills, Bracken Ridge, Carseldine, Clontarf, Deception Bay, Fitzgibbon, Griffin, Kippa-Ring, Mango Hill, Margate, North Lakes, Redcliffe, Rothwell, Scarborough, Woody Point, and parts of Aspley, Bridgeman Downs, and Burpengary.

Members

Member Party Term
  Alan Hulme Liberal 1949–1961
  Reginald O'Brien Labor 1961–1963
  (Sir) Alan Hulme Liberal 1963–1972
  Marshall Cooke Liberal 1972–1974
  John Hodges Liberal 1974–1983
  Deane Wells Labor 1983–1984
  John Hodges Liberal 1984–1987
  Gary Johns Labor 1987–1996
  Teresa Gambaro Liberal 1996–2007
  Yvette D'Ath Labor 2007–2013
  Luke Howarth Liberal National 2013–present

Election results


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