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 @BattamsJohn: Workers Memorial Day remembers those injured or killed at work.Great to see @AnnastaciaMP at @theQCU event.#qldpol http://…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @CroweDM: Top 10% get more than half the negative gearing $$ billions. New figures shake up debate. http://t.co/ebdrJ3ntE5 http://t.co/W…”

  • “Great to visit Jawadi & Mohammed's booming truck repair and tow-truck fabricating business at Archerfield.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @Qldaah @SpringborgMP I'm sure he'll be supportive of any future whistle-blower who uses the "background information" defence! #qldpol”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @billshortenmp: Labor opposes the death penalty in every circumstance & plead with the Indonesian Gov to show mercy #IStandForMercy http…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @mrbenjaminlaw @BlackIncBooks Sweet. DM me when you're swinging by.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @BlackIncBooks @mrbenjaminlaw Can we catch up for a coffee when you're next in Sunnybank Benjamin?”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @BlackIncBooks: Brisbane! Producers are looking for locals to appear in @mrbenjaminlaw's TV adaptation of The Family Law. Info here: htt…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @mackaysuzie Hazara from Afghanistan.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @CanberraInsider: #OnThisDay 1904: Chris Watson became Australia's 3rd prime minister and the first labour prime minister in the world. …”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: Today I visited Jawadi & Mohammed's booming truck repair & tow-truck fabricating business at Archerfield. #Moreton http://t.co/XiaM0k2rIX”

  • “As a father of young children and a former teacher, this is an important message to send to Tony Abbott and to his, so-called, Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne.”

  • “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