Named after Bert Hinkler 1892–1933, pioneer aviator. First person to fly solo from England to Australia 1928.
Hinkler covers an area of approximately 6 999 sq km from the Burnett River at Burnett Heads in the north, to Biggenden Shire in the west and to Woocoo and Hervey Bay City shires in the south. The major population centres are Bundaberg and Hervey Bay. Other towns include Bargara, Biggenden and Childers.
Sugar, small crops including tomatoes, avocados and zucchinis, timber, Bundaberg Rum, fishing and scallop industries and tourism.
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.