Electoral district of Toowoomba South
Toowoomba South (2016—)
|Party||Liberal National Party|
|Area||42 km2 (16.2 sq mi)|
|Coordinates||27°35′S 151°57′E / 27.583°S 151.950°ECoordinates: 27°35′S 151°57′E / 27.583°S 151.950°E|
The electorate covers the eastern and inner southern suburbs of Toowoomba. It excludes the outer southern suburbs of Toowoomba, Drayton, Darling Heights and the other areas near the University of Southern Queensland, which fall in Condamine.
The electorate was held by John McVeigh for the Liberal National Party, until his resignation on 29 April 2016 to contest the federal seat of Groom at the 2016 federal election. David Janetzki was elected at the subsequent by-election on 16 July 2016.
Members for Toowoomba South
|John McVeigh||Liberal National||2012–2016|
|David Janetzki||Liberal National||2016–present|
|Liberal National||David Janetzki||13,005||46.37||−8.96|
|Family First||Alexandra Todd||2,019||7.20||+7.20|
|Katter's Australian||Ken Elliott||1,188||4.24||+4.24|
|Total formal votes||28,044||96.76||−0.79|
|Liberal National||David Janetzki||15,591||55.59||−10.07|
|Liberal National hold||Swing||-10.07|
- "Toowoomba South by-election to be held in July". Sydney: ABC News. 10 May 2016. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
- 2016 Toowoomba South By-Election - Toowoomba South - District Summary: ECQ
- Electorate Profile (Antony Green, ABC)