2001 Profile of the division of Longman

Updated: 9 February 2011



Name Derivation:

Named after Mrs Irene Longman (1877–1964) who was the first female Member of the Queensland State Parliament (1929–1932) and the third woman elected to a parliament in Australia.

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 1984 sq km covering part of the local government areas of Caboolture and the south western part of Caloundra City.

Suburbs and towns include Beachmere, Bribie Island, Burpengary, Caboolture, Deception Bay, Landsborough, Maleny, Morayfield, Narangba, Wamuran and Woodford, Glass House Mountains, Peachester.

Products/Industries of the area:

Dairying, beef cattle, horse studs, poultry farms, pig farming, and various crops including grains, pineapples, fruit, flower farms and tourism.

First Proclaimed/Election



  • Mal Brough (LP) 1996–

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Demographic Rating


Statistical information
3 October 1998 Election 6 November 1999 Referendum 10 November 2001 Election

Enrolment: 75 890

Informal Vote: 2.89%

Turnout: 94.66%

Seat Status: Marginal Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 49.08%
  • LP: 50.92%

Enrolment: 78 098

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 0.74%
  • Preamble Question 0.81%


  • Republic Question 95.43%
  • Preamble Question 95.41%

Enrolment: 83 408

Informal Vote: 5.27%

Turnout: 95.48%

Seat Status: Marginal Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 47.28%
  • LP: 52.72%