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.
Area and Location Description:
Dickson covers an area of approximately 772 sq km north and west of Brisbane. It includes the Moreton Bay Region Council. Suburbs and towns include Albany Creek, Arana Hills, Bray Park, Brendale, Cashmere, Dayboro, Eatons Hill, Everton Hills, Ferny Hills, Joyner, Kallangur, Lawnton, Mount Glorious, Mount Nebo, Petrie, Samford Valley, Strathpine and Warner.
Products/industries of the area:
Farming, retail and industrial activities.
Dutton, P (LNQ) 2001–
Kernot, C (ALP) 1998–2001
Smith, T (LP) 1996–1998
Lavarch, M H (ALP) 1993–1996