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HANSON, Pauline LeeBiography for HANSON, Pauline Lee

Member for Oxley (Qld) 1996-98

Independent to 27.6.97; Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party from 27.6.97



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Oxley, Queensland, 1996. Defeated at general elections 1998.


Personal

Born 27.5.54 at Brisbane, Qld.

Divorced.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

Small business proprietor 1987-96.


Local Government Service

Councillor, Ipswich City Council 1994-95.


Electorate

Description: Outer metropolitan.

Location: South-east Queensland to the south-west of Brisbane; it includes the centres of Amberley, Goodna, Harrisville, Ipswich, Redbank Plains and Wacol.

Area: 986 sq km (approx.).

Electors enrolled: 75 581 (at 5.2.96).

Industries: Railway workshops, coal mining, power stations, RAAF base, dairying, beef cattle, horse studs, poultry, pig farming.

State electorates: Oxley includes the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorates of Bundamba and Ipswich, and parts of Beaudesert, Inala, Ipswich West and Lockyer.