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: @EwenJonesMP In the photo, I'm Spartacus.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @MarkBaileyMP: Great to join pilot, entrepreneur & Doctor @tom4macgregor at Chinese New Year at Michael's #newenergy4Macgregor https://t…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: #walkhighlights Know Your Product-Saints; Oblivious-Aztec Camera; Less Than Zero-Elvis Costello; Tar Sequence -Lalo Schifrin; Only You-Yazoo”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: Joined Sherwood Footy Club President Chris Dennis at Lions Family Fun Day. It's bigger than Ben Hur here. #Moreton https://t.co/uJ6BeNqoUd”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @SteveGriffiths_: @Rod4Bris will fix the Coopers Plains rail/road crossing. #teamquirk @LNPQLD have ignored it. https://t.co/EQNqZlDrx8”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @SteveGriffiths_: Tarragindi residents turn out to oppose #Team_Quirk Cityplan & high rise in their suburb. @AdamKObeid @Rod4Bris https:…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @michael47818552 @TurnbullMalcolm #workchoices on water.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @michael47818552: Government and @TurnbullMalcolm again confirm today their vision for Australia's #maritime industry #auspol https://t.…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @JessTasking @JoeKellyMP @SteveGriffiths_ @Rod4Bris have you read the proposal and inspected the site Jess? #Moreton”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: Huge Tarragindi turnout to object to obscene number of units in area. @JoeKellyMP @SteveGriffiths_ @Rod4Bris https://t.co/EydlxDjyZg”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @CoopsALP: Street stalling for @SteveGriffiths_ & @Rod4Bris #bnepol https://t.co/Jo9xQ4xJsX”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @BevanShields @geoffrey_payne at least her hair is spectacular.”

  • “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