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Division Profile

  • Division name: Longman
  • State: Queensland
  • Name derivation: Named after Irene Longman (1877-1964), first female member of the Queensland Parliament 1929-1932, and third woman elected to a parliament in Australia.
  • Size & Location description: Longman covers an area of approximately 1,239 sq km covering part of the local government area of Moreton Bay Regional Council. Suburbs and towns include Beachmere, Bribie Island, part of Burpengary, Caboolture, Dakabin, Donnybrook, part of Kallangur, Morayfield, Mount Mee, Narangba, Ningi, Toorbul and Woodford.
  • Products/industries of the area: Tourism, light industry, beef cattle, horse studs, prawn farming, poultry farms, pig farming, and various crops including grains, pineapples, fruit and flower farms.
  • First proclaimed/election: 1994/1996
  • Demographic rating Provincial