Wright

Represented by

2022 Candidates

ABC Election 2022 Guide

Scott Buchholz (LNP/Liberal) since 2010.

Wright is Queensland’s newest electorate, created by the redistribution ahead of the 2010 election from a disparate collection of communities in southern Queensland. It stretches from the western Gold Coast through the remnant rural areas between Logan City and the NSW border and around to include the Lockyer Valley Council area west of Ipswich. As well as the western edge of the Gold Coast, Wright includes Beaudesert, Jimboomba, Boonah, Laidley, Hatton and Helidon. Covers 7,577 square kilometres.

AEC Electorate Details

Demographic: Rural – outside capital cities and without majority of enrolment in major provincial cities

The Division of Wright consists of:

  • Lockyer Valley Regional Council,
  • part of the Gold Coast City Council,
  • part of the Ipswich City Council,
  • part of the Logan City Council,
  • part of the Scenic Rim Regional Council, and
  • part of the Southern Downs Regional Council.