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Rankin
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Rankin (green) within Queensland
Created 1984
MP Jim Chalmers
Party Labor
Namesake Annabelle Rankin
Electors 96,498 (2013)
Area 131 km2 (50.6 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
Annabelle Rankin
Annabelle Rankin

The Division of Rankin is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. It was set up in 1984 and is named after Annabelle Rankin, the first Queensland woman elected to the Senate.

Rankin is in the outer southern suburbs of Brisbane including, Algester, Berrinba, Browns Plains, Calamvale, Crestmead, Daisy Hill, Drewvale, Heritage Park, Hillcrest, Kingston, Logan Central, Marsden, Parkinson, Priestdale, Regents Park, Rochedale South, Slacks Creek, Springwood, Underwood, and Woodridge.

Members

Member Party Term
  David Beddall Labor 1984–1998
  Craig Emerson Labor 1998–2013
  Jim Chalmers Labor 2013–present

Election results


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