15 December 2009
Named after David Bowman (1860–1916), a Member of the Queensland Parliament 1904–16.
Bowman covers an area of approximately 537 sq km from Thorneside in the north to Redland Bay in the south and includes the islands of Coochiemudlo, Lamb, Karragara, Macleay, Russell and North Stradbroke. The main suburbs include Alexandra Hills, Birkdale, Capalaba, Cleveland, Mount Cotton, Ormiston, Redland Bay, Sheldon, Thorneside, Thornlands, Victoria Point and Wellington Point.
Farming, retail and industrial activities. Tourism on the Islands and a Winery at Mount Cotton.
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.