Named in honour of David Bowman, 1860–1916, one of the first members of the Labour party in the Queensland Parliament (1899–1902 and 1904–1916) who rendered valuable service in the interests of the community.
536 sq km
The Division of Bowman consists of:
part of the Redland City Council, and
part of the Brisbane City Council.
Outer Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and containing large areas of recent suburban expansion
Former members for an electoral division of this name can be found by searching ‘Electoral divisions’ or ‘Members of the House of Representatives since 1901’ in the historical information section of the Parliamentary Handbook
The AEC acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters, culture and community. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.