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: @EvanD Let's just see where the mood takes me. I don't want to over-commit to a particular strategy too early.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @jilevin: Rape is rape. http://t.co/pAngsru958”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @EvanD and I'm re-arranging my sock draw.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @JuliaGillard: I fell in love w/ One Hundred Years of Solitude. Power of GGM's words inspired a journey in Latin American lit. We have l…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @Mamamia 1 out of 3 IS bad.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Curtis_Pitt_MP: #auspol Before the last federal election, Mr Abbott promised: "No cuts to education, no cuts to health, no change... ht…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @PaulBongiorno: Reality check from an old Labor warrior http://t.co/zTttPN2FdG”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @sspencer_63: Remember how majority govts would bring stability? Yet 3 majority 1st term Liberal govts now unable to retain a leader for…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @TomCBallard @toninicho such logic suggests that people also "choose" a heterosexual lifestyle. does this occur before or after puberty?”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @Larissaandelman @StephenJonesMP @RNBreakfast I'm sure the extensive survey of their retail members can be produced as empirical evidence.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @Vic_Rollison @toninicho 2/2 merely a coalescence of self-interest defined by being NOT Labor. ALP followers must expect more from their MPs”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @Vic_Rollison @toninicho A higher standard is expected of Labor politicians. And so it should be - we stand for something. Liberals are 1/2”

  • “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