Electoral district of Drayton & Toowoomba


Electoral district of Drayton & Toowoomba

Electoral District of Drayton & Toowoomba was the original seat for the urban settlement on the eastern Darling Downs. In 1912, it was redistributed into Drayton (1912-1927), Toowoomba (1912-1960) and East Toowoomba (1912-1950).

The district elected one member from 1860 to 1878 and two members from 1878 to 1888.

The seat is notable for Member and perennial Toowoomba Mayor William Groom who went on to be the region's representative at the first Commonwealth Parliament in 1901.

Members for Drayton & Toowoomba


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