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 @seanparnell: Minister Mal Brough to new PM Malcolm Turnbull in September re #ashbygate https://t.co/BG4ZZ7OD7t”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @SteveGriffiths_: Strong opinions expressed tonight against @LNPQLD @Team_Quirk Cityplan @ Hollandpark. https://t.co/QqviR2SePE”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @margokingston1: How come Brough told Turnbull NO AFP #Ashbygate investigation when there was? Why hasn't Turnbull acted? https://t.co/e…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @margokingston1: The 2014 @GrahamPerrettMP letter to AFP referring Brough https://t.co/VeTHZlgHUi AFP confirmed investigation March htt…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Thisdayinmusic: 26th Nov 1976, The Sex Pistols released the single 'Anarchy In The UK'. Originally issued in a plain black... https://t…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @vanOnselenP I'm sure it was strategic but I don't know if it was designed to protect the herd or himself. Probably the latter. #auspol”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @LaborHerald: BREAKING: @billshortenmp will announce a target of zero net carbon emissions by 2050. https://t.co/0Pnh9l1kFa #auspol”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @iwhisperloudly: Top story: Watch ABC News's Vine "Tony Burke accuses the Government of attempti… https://t.co/rBDCa625Fq, see more http…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @Matt_Ros good as gold. Thanks for asking Matt. This gets me hot under the collar, but that's all.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @AlboMP: WorkChoices on Water defeated in the Senate. Great news for the Australian shipping industry and Australian jobs. https://t.co/…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @GaiBrodtmannMP: So proud of Captain Mona Shindy and Brigadier Georgeina Whelan. Great to meet our @womens_awards winners today. https:/…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: Today, one day after #WhiteRibbonDay I spoke about how we must do more to combat domestic violence. https://t.co/D6JccXJ6JS #Moreton”

  • “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