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: I'm appearing at The Zoo tomorrow arvo in the Men of Letters series with @nickearls @MatthewCondon2 James Reyne & others. See you there.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @SirThomasWynne: * TONY ABBOTT * CARBON SCHEME IS AN ENVIRONMENTAL FIG LEAF #worstPMever http://t.co/03IGcT1kaJ”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: I'm holding the tug-o-war trophy at the Kairali festival in Annerley. #Moreton http://t.co/FldXmhVZSG”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @lipporocks: @GrahamPerrettMP @DarrenChesterMP @JohnAlexanderMP You've got your work cut out GP. I didn't even notice yours this morning”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Feeney4Batman: Centenary of ANZAC in Albany, WA http://t.co/noyf9S2m2j @billshortenmp @AWMemorial #AnzacAlbany #AnzacCentenary http://t…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: This is my little brother Nick's moustache. @DarrenChesterMP @JohnAlexanderMP Just sayin. #Movember2014 #Moalition http://t.co/yAO8s7Mj3s”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: My 2 young boys are doing American trick or treating with their Sudanese & Japanese friends. This is Australia. #Halloween2014”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @JohnAlexanderMP: On this issue, I agree with @GrahamPerrettMP Happy shaving @DarrenChesterMP, enjoy it while you can. Go the Mo!”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @yesgrainne: @PeterFosterALP @GrahamPerrettMP I hope this is going to be part of a series celebrating Labor history. Australians need to…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @Drag0nista desperate times require desperate measures.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @PeterFosterALP: 39 years ago today, the Racial Discrimination Act came into effect & it's as important today as it was then. #auspol ht…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: I taught English & a few other subjects for 11 years. Some of my best memories are of kids I taught. Congrats & thanks to all teachers today”

  • “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