The 1992 Queensland election was noteworthy for several reasons. For the first time since 1957 the ALP went into the election defending its role in government. Also for the first time since 1949 this election was not fought on a zonal system of vote weightage (Kelly and Reynolds, 1992). It was called three months early to avoid the Victorian state election (held in October) which, as expected, resulted in a rout for Labor. However, despite the extensive boundary revisions of 1991 (as detailed in Kelly and Reynolds, 1992), Table 1 demonstrates that the 1992 election was largely a re-run of 1989. .......................