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: RT @Almaz001: @JamalRifi1 #IS #ISIS #ISIL RENAMED to #Daesh or Daʿesh (داعش) terrorist org. Plz encourage media to use it. #Muslims have re…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @smaccaroo soccer tomorrow but I will find sometime tomorrow to play a bit of JC. What better way to start our 20th year!”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @mackaysuzie Congratulations! Maybe it is time I put our wedding photos into an album.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: 19 years ago I married the best thing thing ever to happen to me. Cheers. Some days Doriemus, some Dulcify. And I'm still walking the line!”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @mearesy he was robbed”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @ShaneDoherty9: Labor mourns passing of former Chermside city councillor and state secretary Terry Hampson #9News #qldpol”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @trollhater4444: @StephenJonesMP @Clare_ONeil_MP @AlboMP @LMChesters @GrahamPerrettMP @ShayneNeumannMP @SharonBirdMP @bernieripollmp ht…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @TimWattsMP: Coalition MPs didn't like it when I called out Christopher Pyne's Higher Education lies in the Parliament today:... http://…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @timesofindia: 'Feminists are not man-haters': Emma Watson delivers powerful UN address about women's rights http://t.co/vRbnFxRfNU http…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @willspence_ @mpbowers @murpharoo @GuardianAus Literary reference to Robert Frost's "Mending Wall"”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @mpbowers @murpharoo @GuardianAus he walks in darkness.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @sallyjsara: Don't forget Peter Greste. Send him an email to show your support. freepetergreste@gmail.com”

  • “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”

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  • “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