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 @TheKouk: It Abbott Govt held govt spending at Labor's levels, the budget would be in surplus in 2016-17, as Labor planned. http://t.co/…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Not4SaleQLD: Have you checked out our website & videos? http://t.co/hk0oyRjVMd #qldpol Don't forget to register & engage http://t.co/Kn…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @ALeighMP I'm sure Mr Hockey's drafting an apology & will deliver it personally 2 Wayne Swan. It's what an honourable man would do. #auspol”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Kate_McClymont: Eddie Obeid's OAM is noticeably missing from the lapel of his suit as he sits near the back of court 5.3 waiting for hi…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @AmyFeldtmann: 353 days now that @PeterGreste, @Bahrooz & @MFFahmy11 have been locked up for doing their job. #FreeAJStaff (Pic:AP) http…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @jamesmassola and why can't a burger ring be both?”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @SpencerHowson: #612bluesky Oxley 12.25pm http://t.co/2nCuOHCNmJ”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @9NewsBrisbane: Qld Muslim leaders say community is mourning #SydneySiege victims, has been reassured by #illridewithyou. #9News http://…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @CateMc3273 that isn't fair dinkum Brisbane heat. And if you can breathe without a snorkel in December the humidity hasn't peaked.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @JulieOwensMP: Shock absorber? Labor had GFC, Greek collapse, US fiscal cliff fears, dollar over parity, falling commodity prices, sever…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @MusicaVivaAU: Musica Viva Australia is currently seeking a Queensland State Manager to be based in our Brisbane office. http://t.co/TkI…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @terrimbutler: @GrahamPerrettMP that certainly sounds true! I am sending good vibes to @stevesmith49 & @CricketAus & will be keeping an …”

  • “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

    “Tandberg.”

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