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: @Qldaah 2 and a half Queenslanders?”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @EdKuepper: If you're in S.E.Q I'm playing at the inaugural Coochie Music Festival . Date September 13th 2014. Location... http://t.co/g…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @PatConroy1: Apparently sovereign risk only applies to mining investments. Govt is gutting a scheme even it admits is working & is lower…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @KetanJ0: Shadow environment minister @Mark_Butler_MP doesn't really mince words re RET review http://t.co/ILG3Q9k0ex http://t.co/OINhOF…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @ShaneDoherty9 do you get the "I'm not hungry for fruit" answer from your kids too?”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @BernardKeane: BREAKING: live coverage of Greg Hunt press conference on the RET http://t.co/gkFWiW91hj”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Mark_Butler_MP: Roofs w solar panels up from 7.5k to 1.2m under Labor. Abbott should #keeptheRET & help households lower power bills ht…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Mark_Butler_MP: Tony Abbott is part of the 2% of Australians who don’t think renewable energy is a good idea. http://t.co/whgzBHjBJK #k…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @9NewsBrisbane: LNP MP Vaughan Johnson apologises over Asian driver claim, transport theme dominates #qldpol @ShaneDoherty9 #9NewsAt6 ht…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @terrimbutler: About 13,000 jobs in solar indusries. Scraping SRES could lead to the loss of up to 5,800 jobs and put many businesses at…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @GreenJ the shadow of action without the substance of doing.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @ShaneDoherty9 More $ in bums on seats at the ground rather than couch at home - like most suburban footy.”

  • “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