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 @a_d_fensom: Finally some clarity on this @GAIGriffith looks at the Sheep v Goat debate for the 2015 Lunar New Year http://t.co/j1qWBbtm…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @MikeKellyofEM @farrm51 Not steers?”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @James_Jeffrey: It being that #qt time http://t.co/fNt3hYWqhP”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @AlboMP Happy Birthday Albo. And also on that other bitter-sweet anniversary that you celebrate today!”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @James_Jeffrey "boarders" - it is a private school thing.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @BernardKeane: mate you're not containing anything - you've more than doubled the deficit you inherited from Labor @AngusTaylorMP @JoeHo…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @mpbowers: #censuredOff #BrickAbetz & #BrickMcGrath assist #BrickBrandis from the chamber @gabriellechan http://t.co/WuqwsA01tt http://t…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @srpeatling: The Senate has voted to censure AG George Brandis - http://t.co/uWUEKKcm9U via @smh”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @CatherineKingMP: Private health insurance premium hike approved today the second highest in a decade. Highest was when Abbott was Healt…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @MThistlethwaite: From today, every new home owner will pay an NBN Tax of $600. From 1 July, it will increase to $900. This is... http:/…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @johnmcternan: Marvellous RT @PoliticaILine Chart literally comparing apples to oranges http://t.co/NR3D31J0IK … | http://t.co/AFSoGAe9d…”

  • “Graham the ALP's support for data retention legislation is a disgrace, and I will not be renewing my membership as a result. This is about fear, and invading the privacy of ordinary citizens and has nothing to do with National security as the mechanisms are easily avoided by those with even half a clue. Pretty sure those doing the wrong thing know how to register an ABN or use any number of free wifi hot spots. Pure and utter theatre.”

  • “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