Electorate of Perth in Western Australia

Created in 1901 and one of the original 75 divisions contested at the first Federal Election, the division of Perth covers an area of approximately 78 sq km. Suburbs in this division include the districts of Mt Lawley, Ashfield, Bayswater, Bedford, East Perth, Northbridge, Eden Hill, Morley, Embleton, Highgate, Inglewood, Kiara, Bassendean, Lockridge, Beechboro, Maylands and Noranda. It also includes parts of North Pert, Coolbinia, Yokine, Menora, Dianella Perth City and West Perth. It is named after the City of Perth, founded under Lieutenant-Governor James Stirling in 1829.

Map of the Perth electorate

Australian Electorate Commission Profile of the Perth electorate

News from Perth Electorate

  • Perth Freight Link: Infrastructure Australia casts doubt on WA State ... - Courier Mail

    Perth Freight Link: Infrastructure Australia casts doubt on WA State ... - Courier Mail

    ... Perth is a nationally significant problem,” it said. “In addition, Infrastructure Australia has a high level of confidence that the proposed solution will deliver net economic benefits.” Shadow parliamentary secretary for regional development ...

  • Doubt cast on Perth Freight Link decision - Perth Now

    Doubt cast on Perth Freight Link decision - Perth Now

    ... Perth is a nationally significant problem,” it said. “In addition, Infrastructure Australia has a high level of confidence that the proposed solution will deliver net economic benefits.” Shadow parliamentary secretary for regional development ...

  • Palmer United Party to contest Canning byelection in WA - WA today

    Palmer United Party to contest Canning byelection in WA - WA today

    Federal Labour Member for Perth Alannah MacTiernan told parliament on Monday that the voters of Canning would have an opportunity to pass judgement on the Abbott government. "They will be able to tell him whether or not they agree that he has had two ...

  • Perth South-east suburbs and Mandurah - ABC Online (blog)

    Labor endorsed a high profile candidate for the 2010 election in Alannah MacTiernan, the former state MP for Armidale and Minister for Planning and Infrastructure through two terms of state Labor government. The 2010 election campaign was notable for ...

  • Perth Freight Link: Alannah MacTiernan free to get costs and benefit documents - WA today

    Perth Freight Link: Alannah MacTiernan free to get costs and benefit documents - WA today

    Transport Minister Dean Nalder has said the Stirling Bridge in North Fremantle could become a two-storey structure with port-bound trucks using the lower deck, according to Rethink Perth Freight Link protesters. The minister allegedly voiced the option ...

  • Question time in federal parliament - 9news.com.au

    Question time in federal parliament - 9news.com.au

    New Speaker Tony Smith presided over his first question time. He wants a robust parliament, but not one that is rude or loud. The first MP he admonishes is the often loud Member for Perth, Labor's Alannah MacTiernan, but after 65 minutes and 19 ...

  • Tributes flow for Don Randall as Parliament remembers 'fearless' MP - Sydney Morning Herald

    Tributes flow for Don Randall as Parliament remembers 'fearless' MP - Sydney Morning Herald

    ... his Labor adversary Alannah MacTiernan recalled how the two struck up a friendship on the flights to and from Canberra. The pair's now infamous rivalry began when Ms MacTiernan, now the member for Perth, unsuccessfully tried to oust the member for ...

  • Labor's tunnel vision for rail - Perth Now

    Labor's tunnel vision for rail - Perth Now

    A NEW $2.8 billion railway line for commuters connecting Perth to Morley via an 8km tunnel beneath Beaufort St needs to be “seriously considered”, according to Perth's federal MP Alannah MacTiernan. The Labor politician, who oversaw the introduction of ...and more »

  • Fight against 'freeway madness' gathers speed - Green Left Weekly

    Fight against 'freeway madness' gathers speed - Green Left Weekly

    Federal Labor member for Perth and former state transport minister Alannah McTiernan savaged the lack of planning and rushed timetable for the project, which means the state government will be forced to enter construction contracts before the route of ...

  • Canning by-election will test Bill Shorten's strategy for Labor - The Australian

    Canning by-election will test Bill Shorten's strategy for Labor - The Australian

    ... is substantiated by comparisons between the Senate and House of Representatives votes in WA in 2013, and by predictions of a close result from respected WA election analyst William Bowe and from high-profile Labor Perth MP Alannah MacTiernan, who ...

  • Federal MP Don Randall farewelled in Perth - 9news.com.au

    Federal MP Don Randall farewelled in Perth - 9news.com.au

    The presence of opposition resources spokesman Gary Gray and Labor's member for Perth Alannah MacTiernan, who was Mr Randall's political sparring partner, illustrated how his straight-talking style had impressed both sides of parliament.

  • Abbott, Bishop at Don Randall funeral - Perth Now

    Abbott, Bishop at Don Randall funeral - Perth Now

    ... Tony Abbott, Speaker Bronwyn Bishop, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann, Justice Minister Michael Keenan, member for Cowan Luke Simpkins and member for Perth Alannah MacTiernan, who was Mr Randall's ...and more »

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