2001 Profile of the division of Fadden

Updated: 9 February 2011

State:

Queensland

Name Derivation:

Named after Sir Arthur Fadden (1895–1973), Prime Minister of Australia (August–October 1941).

Area and Location Description:

It covers an area of approximately 591 sq km from Burbank and Victoria Point in the north to Helensvale and Biggera Waters in the south.

The main suburbs include Coombabah, Coomera, Helensvale, Macleay Island, Paradise Point, Pimpama, Redland Bay, Rochedale South, Runaway Bay, Russell Island, Shailer Park, Springwood, and Woongoolba.

Products/Industries of the area:

The area is mainly residential with some market gardens, sugar cane farming and tourism.

First Proclaimed/Election

1977

Members

  • David Jull (LP) 1984–
  • D P Beddall (ALP) 1983–84
  • D M Cameron (LP) 1977–83

For Current Members information, browse the Parliament of Australia Members page.

AEC – Divisional Office Contact Numbers and Addresses

Demographic Rating

Outer Metropolitan

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

Enrolment: 79 593

Informal Vote: 3.38%

Turnout: 93.64%

Seat Status: Fairly safe Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 42.41%
  • LP: 57.59%

Enrolment: 81 004

Informal Vote:

  • Republic Question 0.76%
  • Preamble Question 0.86%

Turnout:

  • Republic Question 94.08%
  • Preamble Question 94.06%

Enrolment: 86 004

Informal Vote: 5.54%

Turnout: 94.53%

Seat Status: Safe Liberal

Two Party Preferred:

  • ALP: 37.71%
  • LP: 62.29%
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