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 @SwannyQLD: Seriously? Hockey complains about scare campaigns. Carbon pricing, resource rent, top end super & BEPS measures demonised & …”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @CatherineKingMP: Abbott Govt funding chaos threatens drug & alcohol abuse, chronic disease and rural health programs http://t.co/yk5CIv…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @AFP: The Australian cricket team celebrate after beating NZ in the 2015 Cricket World Cup final. AFP Photo / William West http://t.co/1…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @DavidCurnow @smaccaroo @ShaneWarne as long as those silos stay separate, nobody gets hurt.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Uz_Khawaja: World cup champions! Something all Australians can be extremely proud about. And well done @MClarke23 #GoAussies #CricketWo…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @AshGhebranious: The Abbott govt say you should save more for your retirement and then slip a tax on all bank accounts #auspol #BankRobb…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Feeney4Batman: British Imams Launch Anti-#ISIS Online Magazine http://t.co/feg8oMmSGQ @Newsweek #Haqiqah #ausdef #Daesh http://t.co/IMs…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @SteveGriffiths_: Good neighbour day was celebrated by the local Neighbourhood Watch @ Gaddes Park, Coopers Plains today. Well done. htt…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @SteveGriffiths_: Great tour for over 80 foodies today to experience Moorooka's African restaurants. Tasty, fun & friendly. http://t.co…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @DoctorKarl: age for kids to start coffee? @IAmBaileyJ 1)Brain is "cooked" around 22Y 2)Much longer half-life in teenagers s/t> non-spec…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @pckeane2014: Mohammed Abdullah tells the #RallyForRefugees we must reject the politics of fear http://t.co/gNpc6TnWkM”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @thelorax2: Premier Palaszczuk does the right thing over MP despite the political pain. #qldpol”

  • “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