Electoral district of Murilla

QueenslandLegislative Assembly
State Queensland
Created 1888
Abolished 1935
Namesake Shire of Murilla
Demographic Rural
Coordinates 27°0′S 150°0′E / 27.000°S 150.000°E / -27.000; 150.000Coordinates: 27°0′S 150°0′E / 27.000°S 150.000°E / -27.000; 150.000

The electoral district of Murilla was a Legislative Assembly electorate in the state of Queensland, Australia.[1]


Murilla was created by a redistribution, taking effect at the 1888 colonial election, and existed until the 1935 state election.[1] It was based in the western Darling Downs adjoining the New South Wales border and included the localities of Taroom, Miles, Surat, Murilla and Goondiwindi.[1]

When Murilla was abolished in 1935, its area was incorporated into the districts of Normanby, Dalby and Carnarvon.[1]


The following people were elected in the seat of Murilla:[1][2]

  Hugh Nelson Ministerial Apr  1888 – Apr 1898
  William Moore Ministerial May 1898 – Aug 1904
  Thomas Scott Labor / Ministerial Aug 1904 – May 1907
  William Moore Ministerial May 1907 – Oct 1909
  Godfrey Morgan Ministerial Oct 1909 – May 1935
Nelson previously represented Northern Downs (1883–1888).[2]
Morgan subsequently represented Dalby (1935–1938).[2]


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "Representatives of Queensland State Electorates 1860 - 2012" (PDF). Queensland Parliament.
  2. 1 2 3 "Alphabetical Register of Members of the Legislative Assembly 1860-2012 and of the Legislative Council 1860-1922" (PDF). Queensland Parliament.
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