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State Of The Parties – Queensland 2002

This table shows the composition of the Queensland Legislative Assembly over the past three elections.

The Goss Labor government was elected in 1989 and re-elected in 1992 and 1995. It was defeated in parliament in February 1996 and replaced by a Coalition government led by Rob Borbidge.

In 1998, Peter Beattie formed a minority Labor government following the election. He won a landslide re-election in 2001.

Queensland Legislative Assembly
(Note: The Queensland Legislative Council was abolished in 1922)
Party 1995 1998 2001
ALP
44
44/45
66
Liberal
15
9
3
National
29
23
12 11
Independent
1
2 6
5 6 7
One Nation
11 10 6 0
3 2
City Country Alliance
0 6
Total
89
89
89
ALP Government, sworn in 26 June 1998
Premier: Peter Beattie

Notes on Changes Since 2001:

  • The National Party lost Rob Borbidge’s seat of Surfers Paradise in a by-election in May 2001, reducing their numbers to 11.
  • The One Nation member for Gympie, Elisa Roberts, resigned on April 17, 2002, to sit as an independent, reducing One Nation to 2 members.

 

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