2001 Profile of the division of Moncrieff

Updated: 9 February 2011



Name Derivation:

Named after Gladys Moncrieff (1892–1976), a light opera and musical comedy singer.

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 182 sq km from the Gold Coast Highway in the north to Nerang and Worongary in the west and to Broadbeach in the south.

The main suburbs include Arundel, Broadbeach, Carrara, Labrador, Nerang, Parkwood, Southport, Surfers Paradise, and Worongary. Southport is effectively the central business district of the Gold Coast.

Products/Industries of the area:

Tourism and associated industries, fishing, furniture, textiles, clothing and a variety of small industries.

First Proclaimed/Election



  • Steven Ciobo (LP) 2001–
  • K Sullivan (LP) 1984–2001

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Demographic Rating


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

Enrolment: 81 725

Informal Vote: 4.48%

Turnout: 92.67%

Seat Status: Safe Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 37.17%
  • LP: 62.83%

Enrolment: 83 981

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 0.74%
  • Preamble Question 0.89%


  • Republic Question 93.11%
  • Preamble Question 93.09%

Enrolment: 89 483

Informal Vote: 7.12%

Turnout: 93.56%

Seat Status: Safe Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 34.58%
  • LP: 65.42%