Electoral district of Sandgate

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QueenslandLegislative Assembly
Electoral map of Sandgate 2017
MPStirling Hinchliffe
Electors35,528 (2017)
Area34 km2 (13.1 sq mi)
Coordinates27°19′S 153°3′E / 27.317°S 153.050°E / -27.317; 153.050Coordinates: 27°19′S 153°3′E / 27.317°S 153.050°E / -27.317; 153.050
Electorates around Sandgate:
Aspley Murrumba Moreton Bay
Aspley Sandgate Moreton Bay
Aspley Nudgee Nudgee
Electoral map of Sandgate 2008

Sandgate is an electoral division in the state of Queensland, Australia.

It is located in the northern suburbs of Brisbane, covering Sandgate, Shorncliffe, Deagon, Brighton, Bracken Ridge, Fitzgibbon, and Taigum; the whole electorate is located within the local government area of the City of Brisbane.

Sandgate is held by Stirling Hinchliffe of the Labor Party; the seat used to be held by former Labor leader Nev Warburton and former health minister Gordon Nuttall.

Members for Sandgate[edit]

Member Party Term
  Hubert Sizer United Party/Country and Progressive National 1923–1935
  Roland Hislop Labor 1935–1941
  Eric Decker Country/Queensland People's/Liberal 1941–1953
  Herbert Robinson Labor 1953–1957
  Queensland Labor 1957
  Thomas Ahearn Liberal 1957–1960
  Harry Dean Labor 1960–1977
  Nev Warburton Labor 1977–1992
  Gordon Nuttall Labor 1992–2006
  Vicky Darling Labor 2006–2012
  Kerry Millard Liberal National 2012–2015
  Stirling Hinchliffe Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

2017 Queensland state election: Sandgate[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Stirling Hinchliffe 15,460 49.1 −0.6
Liberal National Jessie Van Der Hoek 7,308 23.2 −13.5
One Nation Matthew Stephen 4,703 15.0 +15.0
Greens Miree Le Roy 3,985 12.7 +2.4
Total formal votes 31,456 96.5 −1.6
Informal votes 1,150 3.5 +1.6
Turnout 32,606 90.3 +1.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Stirling Hinchliffe 19,969 63.5 +3.4
Liberal National Jessie Van Der Hoek 11,487 36.5 −3.4
Labor hold Swing +3.4


External links[edit]

  • Green, Antony. "Electorate Profile". Australian Broadcasting Corporation.