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

  • Buti in the race despite long odds - Perth Now

    Buti in the race despite long odds - Perth Now

    ... Buti is highly regarded by his Labor colleagues but is unaligned to a faction. Sources close to Mr Buti said the Armadale MP believed not being part of a Faction had cost him dearly. The former professor of law was elected in 2010, after Alannah ...and more »

  • Electric car charging stations in the South West to bring an end to 'range ... - ABC Local

    Electric car charging stations in the South West to bring an end to 'range ... - ABC Local

    Alannah McTiernan is the Opposition spokesperson for Regional Development. Local government has lost $147m in funding, she says. Federal Labor agreed to support the reintroduction of indexation in order to secure $1.1bn over the next couple of years in ...

  • “Raising funds for the Recruit | Train | Retain program tonight at the Retro Art Sale with Alannah MacTiernan in Maylands. Recruit | Train | Retain is a training program turning members into organisers and building WA Labor's Community Action Network. Sign up now at www.walabor.org.au/volunteer”

  • Truth about Link 'blocked': MacTiernan - The Australian (blog)

    MEMBER for Perth Alannah MacTiernan has accused the federal and West Australian governments of trying to prevent scrutiny of the $1.6 billion Perth Freight Link. MS MacTiernan said the Commonwealth Department of Infrastructure Regional Development ...and more »

  • “We all need to be a part of the conversation on citizenship. And we need to live up to the pledge that we make at citizenship ceremonies, that all Australians, old and new, are equal. The idea that an Australian citizenship could be stripped away by a Minister’s act alone is completely and utterly...”

  • “Dear Alannah, can you please ask your voters about the meaning of the map of a united Macedonia (see below). By thoughtlessly supporting the views of the Yugoslav diaspora, you sponsor regional instability in the Balkans and perhaps you foster the basis for a future war.”

  • “Thank you! So often, when I am moved to contact my MP to take action on my behalf, I have been pleased to discover that you already support the POV I do. I am a proud member of your electorate. I often see you working hard at the gym too - what a role model you are!”

  • “An educated political figure.”

  • “Hi Allanah, Could you please provide some information on what Labor's policy is with regard to the ongoing blatant abuse of the 457 visa system. It seems plainly obvious that these visas are being used systematically by unscrupulous employers to drive down wages and conditions in this country. At l...”

  • “it’s time to take a stand and help end live export cruelty:”

  • “Bravo lady Alannah Mactiernan Iam from R of Macedonia and I have just readed your speexh about Macedonia nad first time i sent that some one is telling truth about our country,thank you very much for you support,Tom from Skopje,R.Macedonia”

  • “Thank you Alana for your continuing support of the Australian Macedonian community in Australia! Please disregard all racist/negative comments... Hopefully more MP's like yourself and Luke Simpkins can be brave and help on the journey to official recognition :)”

  • “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)”