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.
Products/Industries of the Area:
Farming, retail and industrial activities. Tourism on the islands and a winery at Mount Cotton.
Outer Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and containing large areas of recent suburban expansion
Laming, A (LNQ) 2004–
Sciacca, C (ALP) 1998–2004
West, A (LP) 1996–1998
Sciacca, C A (ALP) 1987–1996
Keogh, L J (ALP) 1983–1987
Jull, D F (LP) 1975–1983
Keogh, L J (ALP) 1969–1975
Gibbs, W T (LP) 1963–1969
Comber, J (ALP) 1961–1963
McColm, M L (LP) 1949–1961