Profile of the electoral division of Longman (Qld)

Updated: 7 August 2020
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
27 March 2018
First election this name was used at:
1996 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
2019 federal election
Maps and data
A4 map of the electoral division of Longman (2018) [PDF 725KB]
Map of the Division of Longman (2017) [PDF 3.62MB]
Download Queensland GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named in honour of Irene Maud Longman, 1877–1964, the first woman elected to the Queensland Parliament (1929–32) and at the time only the third woman elected to any Parliament in Australia. Mrs Longman was actively involved in issues relating to the family, women and mental health.
1,237 sq km
Location description

The Division of Longman consists of:

  • part of the Moreton Bay Regional Council,
  • part of the Somerset Regional Council, and
  • part of the Sunshine Coast Regional Council.
Demographic Rating:
Provincial – outside capital cities, but with a majority of enrolment in major provincial cities
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Previous members:
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
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details