Named after Sir James Dickson 1832–1901, a leading advocate of Federation, Queensland Premier 1898–99 and Minister for Defence in the first Federal Ministry.
Dickson covers an area of approximately 4 649 sq km north and west of Brisbane. It includes the Esk Shire and most of the Pine Rivers Shire. Suburbs and towns include Albany Creek, Arana Hills, Bray Park, Brendale, Cashmere, Coominya, Dayboro, Eatons Hill, Esk, Everton Hills, Fernvale, Ferny Hills, Glamorgan Vale, Joyner, Lawnton, Linville, Lowood, Minden, Moore, Mount Glorious, Mount Nebo, Petrie, Samford Valley, Strathpine, Toogoolawah and Warner.
Farming, retail and industrial activities.
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.