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Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Petrie (green) within Queensland
|Area||152 km2 (58.7 sq mi)|
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.
|(Sir) Alan Hulme||Liberal||1963–1972|
|Luke Howarth||Liberal National||2013–present|
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