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: @AnthonyChisholm is the list of nomination opportunities in held LNP seats a guide to dud MP's? #qldpol”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @mackaysuzie @BernardKeane sorry, merely pointing out the law & the real world - not what is right & what should be.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @mackaysuzie @BernardKeane I assume treaty would require a member to be in harm's way rather than morality trampled outside NATO border.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @mackaysuzie @BernardKeane I don't think Israel or Palestine are members of NATO.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Miss_Macabre: Tower of London moat filled with ceramic poppies to commemorate WW1 heroes on centenary http://t.co/ZOm3GsPqhc http://t.c…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @Mamamia compelling but also, somehow, a little bit cruel.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @IanSyson: Soccer in Cairns 1900 http://t.co/CvHXCV1pqb”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @shanebazzi @ScottMorrisonMP the doorknob is stuck.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @DebKilroy: LNP axe prison visits that NGOs & Cty legal centres have run for over 20 yrs #qldpol http://t.co/GqMlnkta6o LNP don't like a…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @samanthamaiden fair point. And I guess it is hard for us all to celebrate our individuality.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @samanthamaiden @NewIdeamagazine .... in their swimwear.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Colvinius: From @SaraJamesAus, latest in @couriermail series on press freedom for @petergreste http://t.co/oqwUDRmfWH http://t.co/vYPU…”

  • “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