Profile of the electoral division of Fairfax (Qld)

Updated: 19 November 2019
State/Territory:
Queensland
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
27 March 2018
First election this name was used at:
1984 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
2019 federal election
Maps and data
A4 map of the electoral division of Fairfax (2018) [PDF 1.25MB]
Map of the Division of Fairfax (2017) [PDF 3.13MB]
Download Queensland GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named in honour of Ruth Beatrice Fairfax OBE, 1878–1948, a founder of the Country Women's Association and its first Queensland president.
Area
1,004 sq km
Location description

The Division of Fairfax consists of part of the Sunshine Coast Regional Council.

Demographic Rating:
Rural – outside capital cities and without 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
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