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

  • “THE CLEVER COUNTRY ?? Abbott and Hockey DUMB BUDGET CUTS !! CSIRO cuts space research deeply to find required $114m savings. The CSIRO is scrambling to deal with funding cuts in the federal budget, and astronomy is in the firing line.”

  • Mr Abbott WHY are people so unkind, WHY do they hate you, WHY is your Budget so unpopular, WHY are the polls so negative ??

DON'T BE AFRAID !!

IGNORE THE ABOVE !!

CALL AN EARLY ELECTION !!

YOU CAN DO IT

    “Mr Abbott WHY are people so unkind, WHY do they hate you, WHY is your Budget so unpopular, WHY are the polls so negative ?? DON'T BE AFRAID !! IGNORE THE ABOVE !! CALL AN EARLY ELECTION !! YOU CAN DO IT !!”

  • “In Aurukun in Cape York witnessing the highly structured and energetic teaching that is turning around the education outcomes for these kids. Am on a trip with Martu people from the Pilbara who want to turn their communities around too - we're meeting with Noel Pearson tonight - there is a real sense we are witnessing a revolution.”

  • “In Arukun in Cape York witnessing the highly structured and energetic teaching that is turning around the education outcomes for these kids. Am on a trip with Martu people from the Pilbara who want to turn their communities around too - we're meeting with Noel Pearson tonight - there is a real sense we are witnessing a revolution.”

  • “The Productivity Commission is saying what we all know; the Prime Minister's gold-plated paid parental leave scheme is not going to make it easier for women to return to work. What we need is more childcare and more affordable childcare. I support the proposal to include properly trained nannies in the child care scheme and that means we need more funding, not less. Prime Minister, it’s time to divert the $5 billion allocated to the paid parental leave scheme to make a real change in childcare.”

  • COAL Exports collapsing, fossil fuel now considered too hot to handle, Abbott puts FAITH in RENEWABLE ENERGY !! HUH ??

Echo Net Daily...

Abbott needs plan B as coal price crashes !!

As PM Tony Abbott celebrated the promised axing of the

    “COAL Exports collapsing, fossil fuel now considered too hot to handle, Abbott puts FAITH in RENEWABLE ENERGY !! HUH ?? Echo Net Daily... Abbott needs plan B as coal price crashes !! As PM Tony Abbott celebrated the promised axing of the carbon price and the re-focus of Australia’s economic future...”

  • Jesus supporting renewable energy.  Infant Jesus Parish in Morley does the Cross with solar panels - they

    “Jesus supporting renewable energy. Infant Jesus Parish in Morley does the Cross with solar panels - they care!”

  • “Thank you to Alannah MacTiernan for attending the 25th Anniversary Mass and Morning Tea of Personal Advocacy Service this morning in Morley. She could have made a brief appearance, but because she is genuinely interested in people with disabilities and their wellbeing she mingled and I was pleased to meet her and thank her for her contributions.”

  • Labor's primary platform objective at the next Election MUST be to FIX THE MESS that this ROGUE LNP have imposed on a ONCE proud, productive and fortunate Nation !!

AND the NEXT ELECTION can't come SOON ENOUGH

    “Labor's primary platform objective at the next Election MUST be to FIX THE MESS that this ROGUE LNP have imposed on a ONCE proud, productive and fortunate Nation !! AND the NEXT ELECTION can't come SOON ENOUGH !!”

  • Revving up the Dying with Dignity Campaign - in Melbourne with Peter Short and Family and Dr Rodney Symes. 

Peter has just a few months left on the planet and wants to use that time to get politicians to act to provide those with terminal

    “Revving up the Dying with Dignity Campaign - in Melbourne with Peter Short and Family and Dr Rodney Symes. Peter has just a few months left on the planet and wants to use that time to get politicians to act to provide those with terminal illnesses the choice to end their suffering and to die with dignity.”

  • “Profile Pictures”

  • “What is the Party doing about a true leader for the future. Bill Shorten doesn't cut it.”

  • “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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