Profile of the electoral division of Moreton (Qld)

Updated: 26 March 2018
State/Territory:
Queensland
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
27 March 2018
First election this name was used at:
1901 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
The next federal general election following the 2016 federal election
Maps and data
A4 map of the electoral division of Moreton (2018) [PDF 1.03MB]
Map of the Division of Moreton (2017) [PDF 2.76MB]
Download Queensland GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named after Morton Bay, the bay bounded by Cape Moreton and Point Lookout. The bay was marked on his chart of May 1770 by Lieutenant James Cook RN, navigator on HM Bark Endeavour.
Area
109 sq km
Location description

The Division of Moreton consists of part of the Brisbane City Council.

Products/Industries of the Area:
The area is mainly residential with some light industrial and commercial activities. A light aircraft airport is in Archerfield.
Demographic Rating:
Inner Metropolitan – situated in capital cities and consisting of well-established built-up suburbs
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Members:
Perrett, G (ALP) 2007–
Hardgrave, G (LP) 1996–2007
Gibson, G D (ALP) 1990–1996
Cameron, D M (LP) 1983–1990
Killen, D J (LP) 1955–1983
Francis, J (NAT/UAP/LP) 1922–1955
Wienholt, A (NAT/CP) 1919–1922
Sinclair, H (ANTI-SOC/LIB/NAT) 1906–1919
Wilkinson, J (IND LAB/ALP) 1901–1906
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
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