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 @ursulastephens: “@2GNNews: URSULA STEPHENS SELECTED AS LABOR CANDIDATE FOR STATE SEAT OF GOULBURN. @ursula4goulburn http://t.co/TXG5C2W…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @MattDrummondAFR: China sends 302 doctors from Beijng military hospital to help fight Ebola, but @JulieBishop says Australia too far htt…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @HelenRazer @samquigley equally important to support.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: Vice Admiral Griggs officially launches Parliamentarians Against Family Violence. Moving words & even better actions http://t.co/Sfj3ZX74x9”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @TimWattsMP speaking about gender inequality at the launch of Parliamentarians Against Family Violence. Huge turnout. http://t.co/Jape0XA30K”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @Furlozza @KarenMMiddleton @btckr @mackaysuzie Except the person who came second, of course.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Patwill2: @KarenMMiddleton @Furlozza @btckr @mackaysuzie @GrahamPerrettMP "If you ain't first, you're last" - Talladega Nights.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @TimWattsMP: .@Mark_Butler_MP pings Greg Hunt, the Assistant Minister for Resources on Joe Hockey's climate ignorance in #qt http://t.co…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @BernardKeane: Hunt explaining that an African swallow and a European swallow together could have carried a walrus from the North Pole t…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @TimWattsMP: Will today be the day the Assistant Minister for Resources says the words "Climate Change" in #qt? http://t.co/cojWDZug5e”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @David_Speers @vanOnselenP @SkyNewsAust you need some Keating clips etc, like the Channel 9 cricket does for rainy days. #qt”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @David_Speers: Join me & @vanOnselenP for QT analysis once it finishes. (Not sure we chose the most exciting day to start this). #pmagen…”

  • “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