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: @annikasmethurst @ellenwhinnett Apparently he can run AND hide.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @EwenJonesMP I played "A Little Ray of Sunshine" this morning. ”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @TheKouk: In the last 5 months, only 20% of those entering the labor market have gained a job. 80% haven't #ausvotes #leadersdebate”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: #walkhighlights Turn Up Your Radio-Masters Apprentices; I'll Be Gone-Spectrum; Folsom Prison Blues; I Walk the Line-J Cash; Holding On 2 U”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @Ben_Driscoll_ @AmyRemeikis @brisbanetimes law students - read this interview now. You're likely to get the transcript in your Law 101 exam”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @Ben_Driscoll_: QLD's Shadow AG shows his knowledge of the law. I never thought someone could make Bleijie look competent #qldpol https:…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @sspencer_63: Malcolm must be so proud. And if he wins, taxpayers will be funding this all the way up to the plebiscite. https://t.co/5…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @SimonBanksHB: Nothing says "Living within your means" like using the alleged risk of terrorism to try and block the release of your Com…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @CrNicJ: Just gold.https://t.co/D0yt8VrEPn”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @SimonBanksHB: I see @TurnbullMalcolm denied today his Government had increased debt and the deficits The debt up $165b and the deficit…”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: @MichelleTrute I had some BANANA - I couldn't resist.”

  • “GrahamPerrettMP: RT @ABCthedrum: Mr Rowley on the Direct Action policy: "A senior European bureaucrat said to me... 'I haven't seen policy like that since S…”

  • “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