Melissa McMahon, since 2017.
Brisbane. Macalister covers suburbs on the south-eastern fringe of Brisbane, including Windaroo, Beenleigh, Holmview, Eagleby, Cornubia and Carbrook.
Macalister was created in 2017 out of parts of five seats.
The seat of Coomera was created in 2009 and has always been held by the LNP.
Labor lost the seat of Redlands to the LNP in 2009, and did not win it back until 2017.
Labor lost the seats of Albert, Waterford and Springwood in 2012, and won back Waterford and Springwood in 2015.
Labor’s Melissa McMahon won Macalister in 2017.
- Bronwyn Bye (One Nation)
- Kirsty Petersen (Greens)
- Melissa McMahon (Labor)
- David McClaer (United Australia)
- Ben Musgrave (Civil Liberties & Motorists)
- Judi Van Manen (Liberal National)
- Margaret Keech (Independent)
- Paul A S Taylor (Independent)
Macalister is a reasonably safe Labor seat.
|Judi Van Manen||Liberal National||7,421||26.6||-10.9|
|Ben Musgrave||Consumer Rights||917||3.3||+3.3|
2017 two-party-preferred result
|Judi Van Manen||Liberal National||11,850||42.6||-1.0|
Booths in Macalister have been divided into three areas: central, north and south.
Labor won a majority of the two-party-preferred vote in all three areas, ranging from 50.2% in the north to 64.3% in the centre.
Independent candidate Hetty Johnston came third, with a primary vote ranging from 21.2% in the centre to 24.9% in the south.
|Voter group||IND prim||ALP 2PP||Total votes||% of votes|
Election results in Macalister at the 2017 QLD state election
Toggle between two-party-preferred votes and primary votes for independent candidate Hetty Johnston.