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Electoral district of Ashgrove

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State  Queensland
Electors  33,278 (2015)
Member of parliament  Kate Jones
Namesake  Ashgrove
MP  Kate Jones
Area  68.9 kmĀ²
Elector  33,278 (2015)
Party  Australian Labor Party
Electoral district of Ashgrove

Ashgrove is a Legislative Assembly of Queensland electoral division in the state of Queensland, Australia.

It is located in the northern suburbs of Brisbane, encompassing Alderley, Ashgrove, Enoggera, The Gap, and Newmarket. The electorate also contains the Enoggera Army Barracks and the Enoggera Reservoir, a state forest.

In the 2012 state election LNP leader Campbell Newman won the seat, and following his party's success in that election became Premier. In the 2015 election the seat was returned to Kate Jones of Labor. In losing his seat and the Premiership, Newman became just the second Premier in Queensland history to be defeated in his electorate.

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Electoral district of Ashgrove Wikipedia


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