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Current Member Graham PERRETT
Current Party Australian Labor Party
Description Inner metropolitan
Location Moreton covers an area from Fairfield in the north, Graceville, Rocklea and Archerfield in the west, Eight Mile Plains and Kuraby in the east to Drewvale and Berrinba in the South. The main suburbs include Archerfield, Chelmer, Fairfield, Graceville, Karawatha, Kuraby, Macgregor, Moorooka, Nathan, Robertson, Rocklea, Runcorn, Salisbury, Stretton, Sunnybank, Sunnybank Hills, Tennyson, Yeronga and Yeerongpilly and parts of Algester, Berrinba, Calamvale, Coopers Plains, Drewvale, Eight Mile Plains, Parkinson, Sherwood and Tarragindi.
Origin Moreton was named after the district name. Captain Cook named Moreton Bay in 1770 after the Earl of Morton, but it was misspelt and became Moreton. Moreton was first proclaimed in 1900. The first election was held for the Division in 1901.
Products/Industries The area is mainly residential with some light industrial and commercial activities.
State QLD
Area 106 sq kms (approx)
Population 132,945 as at 2006
Enrolled Electors 88,599 as at 30/11/07

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