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 @TimWattsMP: Great leadership from @mikebairdMP. It's important men speak out re language that perpetuates sexual inequality #vaw http:/…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @SatPaper: Today's front page: Brandis buys his critics' silence http://t.co/bB6lGkaFdi”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: #walkhighlights Nowhere Fast-Smiths; Berlin Chair-U Am I; Crazy Love-Van Morrison;Which Side R U On-Billy Bragg;Crucify Your Mind-Rodriguez”

  • “Dear Graham Perrett, I write to you as a member of your electorate or a friend/family member of members of your electorate. With the latest round of atrocities on the civilians of Gaza being carried out by Israel in the name of self defence against Hamas, I am greatly concerned that our elected lea...”

  • “Dear Mr Perrett I write to you as a member of your electorate. With the latest round of atrocities on the civilians of Gaza being carried out by Israel in the name of self defence against Hamas, I am greatly concerned that our elected leaders in both the government and opposition remain relativel...”

  • “Dear Mr Ripoll I write to you as a member of your electorate. With the latest round of atrocities on the civilians of Gaza being carried out by Israel in the name of self defence against Hamas, I am greatly concerned that our elected leaders in both the government and opposition remain relatively...”

  • “I vote Labour because there is no alternative.”

  • “Dear Mr. Perrett, I write to you as a member of your electorate or a friend/family member of members of your electorate. With the latest round of atrocities on the civilians of Gaza being carried out by Israel in the name of self defense against Hamas, I am greatly concerned that our elected leade...”

  • “Dear Mr Perrett I write to you as a member of your electorate or a friend/family member of members of your electorate. With the latest round of atrocities on the civilians of Gaza being carried out by Israel in the name of self defense against Hamas, I am greatly concerned that our elected leaders...”

  • “Dear Graham Perrett I write to you as a member of your electorate or a friend/family member of members of your electorate. With the latest round of atrocities on the civilians of Gaza being carried out by Israel in the name of self defense against Hamas, I am greatly concerned that our elected lea...”

  • “Dear Graham Perrett, I write to you as a member of your electorate. With the latest round of atrocities on the civilians of Gaza being carried out by Israel in the name of self defense against Hamas, I am greatly concerned that out elected leaders in both the government and opposition remain rel...”

  • “Dear Sir I write to you as a member of your electorate or a friend/family member of members of your electorate. With the latest round of atrocities on the civilians of Gaza being carried out by Israel in the name of self defense against Hamas, I am greatly concerned that our elected leaders in bot...”

  • “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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