Electoral district of Whitsunday

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Whitsunday
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
ECQ-2017-Final-Whitsunday.pdf
Electoral map of Whitsunday 2017
StateQueensland
MPJason Costigan
PartyIndependent
NamesakeWhitsunday Island
Electors32,156 (2015)
Area27,761 km2 (10,718.6 sq mi)
Coordinates20°35′S 149°2′E / 20.583°S 149.033°E / -20.583; 149.033Coordinates: 20°35′S 149°2′E / 20.583°S 149.033°E / -20.583; 149.033
Electorates around Whitsunday:
Burdekin Coral Sea Coral Sea
Burdekin Whitsunday Coral Sea
Mirani Mirani Mackay
Electoral map of Whitsunday 2008

Whitsunday is an electoral division in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland, Queensland, Australia.

It extends from the northern suburbs of Mackay to Bowen and Proserpine as well as east to the Whitsunday Islands.

Members for Whitsunday[edit]

Member Party affiliation Period
  Lloyd Roberts Country Party 1950–1961
  Ron Camm Country 1961–1974
  National 1974–1980
  Geoff Muntz National 1980–1989
  Independent 1989
  Lorraine Bird Labor 1989–1998
  Harry Black One Nation 1998–1999
  City Country Alliance 1999–2001
  Jan Jarratt Labor 2001–2012
  Jason Costigan Liberal National 2012–2019
  Independent 2019–present

Election results[edit]

2017 Queensland state election: Whitsunday[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal National Jason Costigan 8,774 32.2 −9.5
Labor Bronwyn Taha 8,503 31.2 −4.7
One Nation Noel Skippen 5,471 20.1 +20.1
Katter's Australian Jenny Whitney 2,499 9.2 +9.2
Greens Imogen Lindenberg 1,562 5.7 −0.9
Independent Dan Van Blarcom 477 1.7 +1.7
Total formal votes 27,286 96.0 −1.9
Informal votes 1,147 4.0 +1.9
Turnout 28,433 86.3 −0.1
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Jason Costigan 13,829 50.7 +0.1
Labor Bronwyn Taha 13,457 49.3 −0.1
Liberal National hold Swing +0.1

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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