Cameron Dick, since 2015.
South-East Queensland. Woodridge covers northern parts of the City of Logan, including the suburbs of Woodridge, Logan Central, Marsden, Heritage Park and parts of Slacks Creek, Regents Park, Kingston and Crestmead.
The seat of Woodridge has existed since 1977. It has been won by the ALP at every election.
Bill D’Arcy won the seat in 1977. D’Arcy had first been elected at the 1972 Albert by-election, serving until the 1974 election. He served as Deputy Leader of the Opposition from 1980 to 1982.
D’Arcy resigned in early 2000 and was later convicted of a number of child sex offences, and served a number of years in prison.
Mike Kaiser won the seat at the 2000 by-election. Kaiser was a former state secretary of the ALP. In 2001 he was forced to resign from the ALP after evidence emerged that he had falsified electoral enrolment forms to help in internal ALP preselections.
Kaiser retired from Woodridge in 2001. He later returned to the ALP and served as Assistant National Secretary for the 2004 election, and then as Chief of Staff to NSW Premier Morris Iemma and Queensland Premier Anna Bligh.
Desley Scott won Woodridge in 2001. Scott held the seat for five terms, retiring in 2015. She was succeeded by Labor candidate Cameron Dick, who was re-elected in 2017.
Woodridge is the safest Labor seat in the state.
|Michael Rooms||Liberal National||4,122||15.0||-5.0|
2017 two-party-preferred result
|Michael Rooms||Liberal National||6,479||23.6||-0.6|
Booths in Woodridge have been divided into three areas: central, north and south.
Labor won a massive majority of the two-party-preferred vote in all three areas, ranging from 76% in the south to 81.5% in the centre.
|Voter group||IND prim||ALP 2PP||Total votes||% of votes|
Election results in Woodridge at the 2017 QLD state election
Toggle between two-party-preferred votes and primary votes for independent candidate Trevor Palmer.