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

  • “Many thanks Alannah for attending the Hampton SHS Presentation ceremony tonight.”

  • “We are wondering if anything is being done in terms of a memorial service in Perth for Gough? So many of us want to pay tribute.”

  • “Hi Alannah Seeing the story on Lateline this week made me feel so sad and sick that animals from Australia are treated in such a manner. I am absolutely outraged that this cruel and abusive behaviour has been inflicted on Australian cattle again in Gaza and other countries we export to. If we ...”

  • “Deliberative democracy can help retool our engagement with government. This week I addressed the Electoral Regulation Research Network in Melbourne, showing how bringing community members into the decision making process can work. Looked at deliberative democracy projects we did in WA and talked ...”

  • “Would Be Kingmaker Murdoch shows his Contempt for Aussies by serving up a daily dose of LIES and scare mongering !! In general, all LNP Sponsored Media has CONSPIRED to discredit all Opposition to the LNP !! Led by Murdoch and supported by LNP sycophants Bolt, Jones and Mitchell, LNP propaganda i...”

  • “http://youtu.be/6JILsLCPCAA Is sending kids from remote Aboriginal communities to boarding schools in Perth the best idea? In debate in Parliament, I spoke of the thinking of the Martu people in the East Pilbara. They are exploring setting up a residential college in a Pilbara town to house Abori...”

  • “http://youtu.be/6JILsLCPCAA Is sending kids from remote Aboriginal communities to boarding schools in Perth the best idea? In debate in Parliament, I spoke of the thinking of the Martu people in the East Pilbara. They are exploring setting up a residential college in a Pilbara town to house Abori...”

  • “http://youtu.be/6JILsLCPCAA Is sending kids from remote Aboriginal communities to boarding schools in Perth the best idea? In debate in Parliament, I spoke of the thinking of the Martu people in the East Pilbara. They are exploring setting up a residential college in a Pilbara town to house Abori...”

  • “You know... Every time your kicked out if parliament you waste your electorates vote.... Grow up and pull your head in or stand down”

  • “HOW did the LNP win Govt ?? Negative spiteful politics, no specific policies, spewing deceit and LIES !! Labor need to remember this strategy to win Govt !!”

  • “Indescribably sad remembering Gough Whitlam. He made one proud to be Australian.He never thought Australia should be anything other than independent. He saw no reason why Australia could not take a leadership role internationally. He understood the detail of life, the things that motivated us and t...”

  • “Our HUMBUG PM !! Honest fair minded Aussies want Abbott GONE, they want a NEW, FAIR, NO LIES Election !! He truly is unworthy of the high office, he got in by methods of stealth, using people who were willing to go and vote multiple times in their electorates, but at different electoral booths. A...”

  • “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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