Division of Wide Bay facts for kids
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Wide Bay (green) within Queensland
|Namesake||Wide Bay, Queensland|
|Area||14,573 km2 (5,626.7 sq mi)|
The Division of Wide Bay is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. The division was one of the original 75 divisions created for the first federal election in 1901. Wide Bay is located in south east Queensland. It includes the cities of Maryborough, Gympie, and Noosa Heads. It also covers Fraser Island, and inland areas as far west as Murgon. It is named after Wide Bay, which was named by Captain James Cook in 1770.
|Edward Corser||Commonwealth Liberal||1915–1917|
|Clarrie Millar||Country, National||1974–1990|
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