Electorate of Moreton in Queensland

Created in 1901 and one of the original divisions contested at the first Federal Election, Moreton covers the southern suburbs of Brisbane. Covering an area of approximately 111 sq km it stretches from Fairfield in the north, Sunnybank Hills in the south, Corinda, Chelmer, and Oxley in the west, to Kuraby and Eight Mile Plains in the east. The main suburbs of Moreton include Fairfield, Acacia Ridge, Archerfield, Oxley, Salisbury, Chelmer, Coopers Plains, Runcorn, Corinda, Fairfield, Graceville, Kuraby,Tennyson, Macgregor, Willawong, Moorooka, Nathan, Robertson, Rocklea, Sherwood, Sunnybank, Yeerongpilly, Yeronga and Sunnybank Hills. It also includes parts of Eight Mile Planes, Algester, Annerley, and Tarragindi. It is named after the area it is located, Moreton Bay.

Map of the Moreton electorate

Australian Electorate Commission Profile of the Moreton electorate

News from Moreton Electorate

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @KwaziiAndPeso @FarrellPF @newmatilda Unfortunately NT Health employees were banned from giving evidence so Committee missed some info.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @sspencer_63 @swrightwestoz Who would have thunk? Has the law of markets & demand been around a while or is it still just a theory? #auspol”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @KwaziiAndPeso @FarrellPF @newmatilda Yes. 3 weeks ago for Indig Affairs Committee hearings into Alcohol Abuse. Also Tennant Creek & Darwin.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @BernardKeane: Hockey dumps the mining tax & carbon price, gives back tax breaks to the rich and FBT rorters, and says OMG we have to fi…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @mrseankelly It's the way you tell 'em Sean. Very funny.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @newmatilda: Locked Up Without Legal Representation: Legal sources say a treatment program for problem drinkers in the NT, ... http://t.…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @newmatilda: Police Checks Targeting Aboriginal People In The NT: Aboriginal people in the NT have been left 'humiliated' b... http://t.…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @AnnastaciaMP: Media Release by @Curtis_Pitt_MP "Newman’s asset sales without a mandate hit $11 billion" http://t.co/fN4jqBjHxL #qldpol …”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @FarrellPF: Shocking revelations in @newmatilda about NT's alcohol laws and incarceration without representation https://t.co/cx41uPydNm”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: Each Corinda State School class designs a wreath. http://t.co/CbaAIzFFFl”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @CrNicJ: Lovely Anzac Day ceremony at Corinda State School with @GrahamPerrettMP and Tarnya Smith http://t.co/ZlDMqcho0D”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: Lieutenant Ben Wotton addressing the Corinda State School students at their ANZAC Day service. http://t.co/PhviNImZQt”

  • “Senate inquiry is a chance to reconstruct farm industries. Farmers struggling with poor prices, difficult weather conditions, and mounting debt, have an opportunity to propose solutions, in submissions to a Senate inquiry that is being held in coming weeks. The Senate is inquiring into a Bill that w...”

  • Chris Mallcott: Katter's Australian Party shared Tony Abbott & The Coalition Government - Exposed.'s

    “hmm.... end of the age of entitlements”

  • Chris Mallcott: Katter's Australian Party shared Aussies Against The Abbott Government's

    “Share if you support the workers at SPC and condemn Abbott's lies.”

  • Chris Mallcott: Katter's Australian Party shared The Australian Tea Party's

    “With Annette Cengr.”

  • “ChrisMallcott: PM is 'blaming the bloke on the forklift' for SPC Ardmona's woes, Shorten says http://t.co/blNBDPvquH via @guardian Typical LNP”

  • Chris Mallcott: Katter's Australian Party shared Senator Scott Ludlam's

    “Greg Hunt finally gets the facts on carbon pricing right!”

  • “ChrisMallcott: @devoplatt it's been a while since the election, tell us how great LNP are? @kap”

  • “ChrisMallcott: RT @diversion2006: @Elise_Chapman @Wobbly_one @szabosolicitors @outandabout12 @davosviews @Thew3B @PearsonGeoffrey @brnfst @w0tn0t http://t…”

  • “ChrisMallcott: @Elise_Chapman @ChrisMallcott hello from Brisbane.”

  • “ChrisMallcott: Sarah Hanson-Young | 2GB http://t.co/LQHNIY4vH5”

  • “ChrisMallcott: Clive Palmer explains $40,000 donation to arch-rival the LNP http://t.co/9q2Fcl67X5 via @smh”

  • Chris Mallcott: Katter's Australian Party shared Don't blame me I didn't vote for Tony Abbott's