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

  • “Noodle Palace Takes Off. Last night launched 2015 Noodle Palace Fringe Venue. Fletch and Aaron have found another great venue that will be THE place over the next five weeks. This time it is Central TAFE on Francis Street - rooftop bar, 4 theatres and over 300 shows. And this year they actually have noodles. Be part of this brilliant energy and catch some of the 64 acts on offer. Melbourne , eat your heart out.”

  • “Puffing Billy: allowing a little bit of risk. Finally got the chance to see one of the world's leading tourist railways, Melbourne's Puffing Billy in action. Was amazed that they let kids hang their legs out the side of the train as it chuggs through the Dandenongs. This is probably one of the reasons this railway has retained its appeal for generations of Melbournians - they still keep the sense of adventure and freedom alive.”

  • “Alannah MacTiernan What I remember about you is the INPEX LNG project which you and your colleagues drove off the NT after years of dithering. I also remember the new high tech BGC brickworks which you successfully spent years trying to stop at great cost to WA people who paid through the nose for b...”

  • “Today’s shocking labour force figures show Western Australia is struggling to adjust to the mining downturn. Western Australia was the only state to record an increase in its unemployment rate – skyrocketing from 5.3 per cent to 6 per cent in just one month. This increase cannot be completely at...”

  • “https://www.facebook.com/363473500351591/photos/a.363488757016732.88346.363473500351591/823569254342011/?type=1&theater”

  • “Anti-vaccination campaigner Sherri Tenpenny has caused a stir with plans to speak in Australia, but just who is the controversial American doctor?”

  • “Good to see change in Sri Lanka - and the emergence of a leader prepared to unite the country after decades of conflict. Less good to see Cory Bernardi trying to again fan conflict in our country. Section 18c of the federal Racial Discrimination Act does not cover religion - and nor should it. We...”

  • “The Abbott Government is at it again, threatening the fabric of Australia's social contract. They are considering removing labour market testing restrictions and English language testing for workers coming to Australia on temporary visas. This is a seriously dumb idea for anyone interested in the ...”

  • “Cmon alannah show some decency and throw your support in to Stephen smith becoming our next state labor leader and premier. McGowan is a lame duck and the people of western Australia deserve better.Mr Smith helped you greatly in contesting his vacated seat return the deed.”

  • “AUSSIE JOBS GOING IN OFF-SHORE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY www.alannahmactiernan.com.au/post_news/457-workers-to-take-australian-jobs Hundreds of Western Australian workers may face losing their jobs in favour of overseas workers bought in under the Liberal immigration policy. Saipem who is a pipe-laying...”

  • “My organisation recieved this today Alannah. My heart is breaking for those people in desperate need of shelter and the services that help them get on their feet: "Thank you for taking the time to apply for funding for Housing and Homelessness Service Improvement and Sector Support grants under the ...”

  • “A very major honour to be with former Senator Gordon McIntosh as he was invested into the Order of Timor-Leste by Ambassador Abel Guterres. Gordon was the conscience of the Federal Parliament on the matter of the invasion of Timor L'este and the repression of the Timorese for more than a decade and ...”

  • “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)”