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

  • Is Abbott and his Govt just plain STUPID or do they have SELECTIVE HEARING ??

The Senate has made it absolutely clear the Medicare Co-Payment will NOT pass, will be THROWN OUT, completely, FINITO !!

GIVE UP Abbott, you're making a FOOL

    “Is Abbott and his Govt just plain STUPID or do they have SELECTIVE HEARING ?? The Senate has made it absolutely clear the Medicare Co-Payment will NOT pass, will be THROWN OUT, completely, FINITO !! GIVE UP Abbott, you're making a FOOL of yourself, or is your Govt totally DELUSIONAL ?? Double Dis...”

  • “Whaaaaat ?? Hockey to pensioners and the poor - it's just too bad, Oz cannot afford to pay for your Meals On Wheels !!”

  • The Hockey Horror Show !!

That's HIS BUDGET !!

Throw him and his ROTTEN Budget out

    “The Hockey Horror Show !! That's HIS BUDGET !! Throw him and his ROTTEN Budget out !!”

  • LOL...

    “LOL...”

  • “PPL - Abbott's Paid Parental Leave is a Monty Python parrot !! It's being sold as a live parrot, but in actual fact it's... A VERY DEAD PARROT !!”

  • “Joining crew from Save the Rail Newcastle , Eco Transport Sydney and other Hunter Communities. NSW Government has decided to rip up 2.5 km of rail, so that the train from Sydney and other central coast towns will no longer go into the heart of the CBD of the State's second city. Patrons would ha...”

  • “SAVING Aussies from our ROGUE Govt !! ABC NET... Clive Palmer dropped a bombshell on Q&A recently. He tells the story of four older ladies who went to see him who are in a nursing home. They give their entire pension to the home fortnightly and get back $15 a fortnight as discretionary spending, ...”

  • “While you are there, could you please visit some of our fabulous future australians who are imprisoned without charge in Darwin Immigration Detention Centre? Maybe you could offer some hope. thanks”

  • In Darwin with the fabulous Tess Atie - who started a tourism venture so tourists could get to learn about "not just about animals and plants" but today's aboriginal people - their aspirations and their challenges. 

Tess gave evidence

    “In Darwin with the fabulous Tess Atie - who started a tourism venture so tourists could get to learn about "not just about animals and plants" but today's aboriginal people - their aspirations and their challenges. Tess gave evidence today to the Federal Joint Select Commitee on Northern Australia...”

  • Beautiful day with the Black Ducks in Bassendean - despite the score. Still on track for the finals- where there's life

    “Beautiful day with the Black Ducks in Bassendean - despite the score. Still on track for the finals- where there's life etc.”

  • “Tony Abbott, a total betrayer and deceiver... Our Prime Minister !! It is reported that he has not worn his wedding ring for years. He and Margie have gone their separate ways years ago, she is referred to within the Lib party as the 'War... Medal Wife', she only gets brought out for ceremonial ...”

  • Alannah MacTiernan shared RTRFM 92.1's

    “Buoyed by a visit from the Hon Alannah MacTiernan MP this morning, our lovely volunteers are waiting for your call in the RTRFM 92.1 phone room. Subscribe now by calling (08) 9260 9210 or online at rtrfm.com.au.”

  • “JonathanHallett: 'Political donations: Australians deserve more transparency' via @GuardianAus http://t.co/ThbXZ246Oy #disclosure”

  • “JonathanHallett: Why does Tony Abbott oppose corporate welfare but subsidise fossil fuels $10 billion per year? http://t.co/w9uCa6Swwf”

  • “JonathanHallett: “Do you believe 97% of the world’s climate scientists or do you believe Andrew Bolt? I believe Andrew Bolt.” via @THEMONTHLY”

  • “JonathanHallett: Don't Bet on Coal and Oil Growth http://t.co/BMviA8ELLn #decline #economics #climate”

  • “JonathanHallett: "Excuse me sir, your privilege is showing." On gay male privilege via @Medium: https://t.co/qUPn29VyF1 #entitlement #genderequality”

  • “JonathanHallett: If zombies can do CPR surely you can... http://t.co/DKyrKhP6y2 #undeading”

  • “JonathanHallett: Want to know more about developing + evaluating #healthpromotion interventions? @CurtinUni short course starts 3 Feb: http://t.co/rsvtzxKQls”

  • “JonathanHallett: .@Greens want the Lord's Prayer dumped from federal parliament sittings. http://t.co/ex29fHuiw8”

  • “JonathanHallett: "I Got Myself Arrested So I Could Look Inside the Justice System" - @TheAtlantic http://t.co/qnxsa2LfV1 #NYPD #equalbeforethelaw”

  • “JonathanHallett: RT @CO_OPS: Healthiest diets cost only $1.5 more a day than the least healthy ones, according to new research from @HarvardHSPH. http://t.c…”

  • “JonathanHallett: New @AHPA_AU Journal article: Alcohol-related problems among uni students drinking at hazardous levels http://t.co/w2WaWmVST0 #HPJA”

  • “JonathanHallett: RT @lyndalcurtis: The NBN strategic review has found the Coalition's plan will be more expensive - at $41billion (11.5b more than forecast)”

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