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 @billshortenmp: What a truly epic game. This buzz won't wear off for weeks. Congratulations @nthqldcowboys & Captain JT -#NRLGF https:/…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @Peter_Fitz I didn't see it as overseas, but my sibling tell me the Canberra v Balmain GF in 89 was a cracker.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @JoshBBornstein: Savage burn by @GrahamPerrettMP https://t.co/IBk4E70u0k”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @deborahbrian: @GrahamPerrettMP I bet @andrewjgiles is eating those words right about now - footy doesn't get better than that! #NRLGran…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: To early to call this the best grand final of the century? Hard to ever top that. Well done Cowboys. What a match. #NRLCowboysBroncos”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @JEChalmers Corker!!!! My household is loving it. Go the Cowboys! #NRLCowboysBroncos”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @JEChalmers: We've got a ripper #NRLGF on our hands @GrahamPerrettMP !”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @andrewjgiles I can give you a looooong list.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @andrewjgiles I'll send you a couple of biographies to explain. Maybe start with Fatty Vautinband Steve Renouf's. #NRLBroncosCowboys”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @ANZStadium: AWESOME motorcross show outside @ANZStadium! Come check em out #NRLGF http://t.co/Ihm6PlxbNT”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: I reckon today might be the day for JT, the boy from Sunnybank Souths to shine. Go The Cowboys. #NRLBroncosCowboys”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @SenatorWong: Turnbull Libs to run attack ads on #ChAFTA. Won't talk to Labor about safeguards for jobs. #justlikeabbott http://t.co/DFz…”

  • “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