Blair

Represented by

2022 Candidates

ABC Election 2022 Guide

Shayne
Neumann (Labor) since 2007. Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence
Personnel.

Blair
is based on Ipswich and also includes the Somerset Regional Council to the
north. As well as Ipswich and its surrounding suburbs, Blair includes the
communities of Kilcoy, Esk and Rosewood. The electorate includes the Wivenhoe
and Somerset dams, major parts of the water supply and flood mitigation
scheme for Brisbane. While Ipswich tends to be classed as a regional centre,
it is increasingly one of the satellite cities that make up greater Brisbane.
The electorate covers 6,472 square kilometres.

AEC Electorate Details

Demographic: Provincial – outside capital cities, but with a majority of enrolment in major provincial cities

The Division of Blair consists of:

  • part of the Brisbane City Council,
  • part of the Ipswich City Council,
  • part of the Scenic Rim Regional Council, and
  • part of the Somerset Regional Council.