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Current Member Kirsten Fiona LIVERMORE
Current Party Australian Labor Party
Description Provincial
Location Capricornia covers an area from Collinsville in the north, the Capricorn Coast in the east and the Shire of Belyando in the west. The City of Rockhampton and the towns of Collinsville, Dysart, Emu Park, Glenden, Marlborough, Mirani, Moranbah, Mount Morgan, Moura, Nebo, St Lawrence, Sarina, Yeppoon and parts of Clermont, Gracemere, and Middlemount. Nearby islands, including Great Keppel Island are also included in this division.
Origin Capricornia was named after a district name originating from the fact that the tropic of Capricorn passes through the area. Capricornia was first proclaimed in 1900. The first election was held for the Division in 1901.
Products/Industries Primary production, grains, beef cattle, grazing, fishing, coal mining, meat works, dairy products and tourism.
State QLD
Area 92,889 sq kms (approx)
Population 140,786 as at 2006
Enrolled Electors 93,024 as at 30/11/07

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