Named after Sir Samuel Griffith 1845–1920, Premier of Queensland 1883–88, 1890–93 and Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia 1903–19.
Griffith covers an area of approximately 59 sq km of the southern Brisbane suburban area. The main suburbs include Annerley (part), Balmoral, Bulimba, Camp Hill, Cannon Hill (part), Carina (part), Carina Heights, Coorparoo, Dutton Park, East Brisbane, Fairfield, Greenslopes, Highgate Hill, Hawthorne, Holland Park, Holland Park West (part), Kangaroo Point, Morningside, Mount Gravatt East (part), Murarrie (part), Norman Park, South Brisbane, Tarragindi (part), West End and Woolloongabba .
The area is mostly residential with some food processing and light industry. It is also the location of the world famous Brisbane Cricket Ground known as The Gabba.
1934 (Griffith became a division in 1934 but was previously known as Oxley which became a division in 1900.)
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