Electoral district of Greenslopes

QueenslandLegislative Assembly

Greenslopes (2008—)
State Queensland
Dates current 1960–present
MP Joseph Kelly
Party Australian Labor Party
Namesake Greenslopes
Electors 31,300 (2015)
Area 18 km2 (6.9 sq mi)
Coordinates 27°31′S 153°4′E / 27.517°S 153.067°E / -27.517; 153.067Coordinates: 27°31′S 153°4′E / 27.517°S 153.067°E / -27.517; 153.067

Greenslopes is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland.

The electorate is centred on the Brisbane suburb of Greenslopes and stretches north to parts of Norman Park and as far south as Mount Gravatt. Greenslopes was created at the 1959 electoral redistribution from the electorates of Buranda and Bulimba. It was held by the Liberal Party from 1960 to 1983, when it was won by Leisha Harvey for the National Party following the collapse of the National-Liberal coalition in Queensland.

Members for Greenslopes

  Keith Hooper Liberal 1960–1977
  Bill Hewitt Liberal 1977–1983
  Leisha Harvey National 1983–1989
  Gary Fenlon Labor 1989–1995
  Ted Radke Liberal 1995–1998
  Gary Fenlon Labor 1998–2009
  Cameron Dick Labor 2009–2012
  Ian Kaye Liberal National 2012–2015
  Joseph Kelly Labor 2015–present

Election results

Queensland state election, 2015: Greenslopes[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Joseph Kelly 12,077 42.42 +3.20
Liberal National Ian Kaye 12,013 42.20 -5.67
Greens Darren Ellis 3,682 12.93 +0.01
Family First Matthew Darragh 696 2.44 +2.44
Total formal votes 28,468 98.42 +0.03
Informal votes 456 1.58 -0.03
Turnout 28,924 90.75 -1.26
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Joseph Kelly 14,947 54.25 +6.70
Liberal National Ian Kaye 12,607 45.75 -6.70
Labor gain from Liberal National Swing +6.70


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