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 @jamesmassola: Mr @billshortenmp declares support for same-sex marriage to Christian lobby, defends blended families; talks values. http…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: #walkhighlights Million Miles Away - Smithereens; Rock the Casbah - Clash; One - U2; Good Boys -Scissor Sisters; Hymn to St Jude -The Saints”

  • “Within hours of the news that Gough Whitlam had died, age 98, the mantra of 'hopeless economic management' started to flow. According to those who cle...”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @PaulBongiorno @johnmcternan what did Brendan Nelson ever do to him?”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Rowans_tweets: Shadow Environment Minister Mark Butler had to ask a question about it http://t.co/9T1gAskWII https://t.co/jump1nB0QG ht…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @CatherineDeveny That movie had my interest from the very first scene.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @callumdav: @GrahamPerrettMP @JacquelineMaley @CanberraCamper @KnottMatthew Nothing a Queenslander needs to worry about I imagine”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @JacquelineMaley @CanberraCamper @KnottMatthew I'm reliably informed it's available in my home suburb of Moorooka - next time you're around.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @MarkBailey4Y: Honoured to rep @GrahamPerrettMP last night at @MDA_Qld's Cultural Conversations at #Annerley Baptist Church http://t.co/…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @AmyFeldtmann: For 300 days, their son @PeterGreste has been in prison for doing his job. (Pic: N.MacBean/ABC News) #FreeAJStaff http://…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @CoPStewart: The new Bystander video on the QLD Anti Discrimination website is really practical in its advice! http://t.co/Bkatl9ibd7 @Q…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @JacquelineMaley @CanberraCamper @KnottMatthew what is sumac?”

  • “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