Electoral district of Buderim
|Area||85 km2 (32.8 sq mi)|
|Coordinates||26°40′S 153°3′E / 26.667°S 153.050°ECoordinates: 26°40′S 153°3′E / 26.667°S 153.050°E|
A compact urban electorate, Buderim falls between the centres of Maroochydore and Nambour, bounded by the Bruce Highway to the west, and the Sunshine Motorway to the east. It includes the Sunshine Coast suburbs of Buderim, Mountain Creek, Kunda Park, Kuluin, Rosemount, Diddillibah, Kiel Mountain, Forest Glen, Mons and Tanawha.
A new district created for the 2009 state election, it was constructed mostly from the northern part of the district of Kawana and the western part of the district of Maroochydore. It also took a section of territory previously belonging to the district of Nicklin. Its inaugural member is Steve Dickson, previously the member for Kawana.
Members for Buderim
|Steve Dickson||Liberal National||2009–present|
|Liberal National||Steve Dickson||15,297||52.62||−9.55|
|Palmer United||Tess Lazarus||3,781||13.01||+13.01|
|Total formal votes||29,071||97.90||−0.15|
|Liberal National||Steve Dickson||16,353||62.16||−13.85|
|Liberal National hold||Swing||−13.85|
- "2008 Queensland State Redistribution: Buderim". Electoral Commission of Queensland.
- 2015 State General Election - Buderim - District Summary, ECQ.