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 @PeterDoherty7: The birth of Griffith Uni 40 years ago is a fascinating story #Flashback @7NewsQueensland Sunday 6pm @GriffithMedia http…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @Joe_Hildebrand obfuscate and walk.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @amckbell I did, but it was more than two decades ago. Appropriately, I forgot.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: #walkhighlights full moon; Let's Get It On-Marvin Gaye; Let Me Kiss U-Nancy Sinatra; I've Got Sun in Morning-Betty Hutton; Fly 2 High-J Ian”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Graeme_Bowman: @TheLeftQld @GrahamPerrettMP Go get em guys and good luck”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @TheLeftQld: The Young Left is ready and raring to go on progressive change at #alpqconf http://t.co/80wpucZM32”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @RamAlbumClub: Released 50 years ago today. ”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @lapuntadelfin: Heydon didn't read LNP letters. Brandis didn't read Man Monis letters. Dutton and QVB didn't read #borderfarce letters…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @LaTrioli Agree wholeheartedly. My good friend with OCD only learnt how to cope after reading "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hatstand".”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Annerley_Labor: Great to see Ken Boyne recognised for his outstanding contribution to the ALP by being awarded life membership. Well de…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @OfficialCAWood1 @SteveGriffiths_ @MarkBaileyMP A legend. An honour to work alongside true believers like Ken. http://t.co/ZHZrqR7C3t”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @OfficialCAWood1: Congrats Ken Boyne on Life Membership! Thx @SteveGriffiths_ @MarkBaileyMP @GrahamPerrettMP for supporting the nom htt…”

  • “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