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: I haven't been paying close attention, but when did "peanut paste" become "peanut butter"? http://t.co/HSklUOplMg”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @smaccaroo there is a ready supply at Archerfield. The disgraced former speaker has some time on her hand so I'll see what she can arrange.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: #Walkhighlights Clean This House - @paulkelly Mascara-Killing Heidi; 5 Shows a Day-WPA; Down Among Deadmen- Flash & Pan; Hammerhead-J Reyne”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @MariamVeiszadeh @MikeCarlton01 sure you e done it but be sure to tell police and/or AFP if electronic threatening message”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @smaccaroo good luck Shane. Hope it all goes well. Australia needs you. ”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @MariamVeiszadeh: @MikeCarlton01 Thanks Mike. Really appreciate your support. I agree. I went public to deter others and send a message …”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @MikeCarlton01: @MariamVeiszadeh Mariam, long experience tells me they are piss and wind, nothing to fear. But good on you ! Go for 'em.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @UnitedVoiceOz: This is why #weekends matter to everyone. Sign up to defend the weekend: http://t.co/7RPW0FTtZd #auspol #ausunions http:…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @UnitedVoiceOz: Workers rely on weekend rates to survive. We call on the Govt to rule out reductions in penalty rates #auspol http://t.c…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @tone6667: @GrahamPerrettMP @David_Speers and with better policies! Go figure.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @danielhurstbne: ACTU says enterprise contracts proposed by PC are worse than AWAs; PM emphasises it's a draft only. Reaction roundup: h…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @StephenJonesMP: Organ Donation saved my mates life. It's why I got on the register and talked to my family about it. Over to you http:/…”

  • “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.”

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  • “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