Electoral district of Moreton

The electoral district of Moreton was a Legislative Assembly electorate in the state of Queensland. It was first created in a redistribution ahead of the 1878 colonial election, and existed until the 1912 state election.[1]

Moreton
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
StateQueensland
Created1878
Abolished1912
NamesakeMoreton Bay
DemographicRural
Coordinates27°14′S 153°02′E / 27.233°S 153.033°E / -27.233; 153.033Coordinates: 27°14′S 153°02′E / 27.233°S 153.033°E / -27.233; 153.033

Moreton replaced the former district of East Moreton, James Francis Garrick being the last member for East Moreton.[1][2]

Moreton was abolished in 1912, replaced by the Electoral district of Murrumba.

Members for MoretonEdit

Member Party Term
  James Garrick Nov 1878 – Nov  1883
  Thomas Macdonald-Paterson Ministerialist Nov 1883 – Apr  1885
  Hiram Wakefield Apr 1885 – May 1888
  Matthew Battersby Ministerialist May 1888 – Mar 1899
  John Campbell Ministerialist Apr 1899 – May 1909
  James Forsyth Opposition Jun 1909 – Apr  1912
Forsyth went on to represent Murrumba from April 1912 to March 1918.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Part 2.15 – Alphabetical Register of Members of the Legislative Assembly 1860–2017 and the Legislative Council 1860–1922" (PDF). Queensland Parliamentary Record 2015–2017: The 55th Parliament. Queensland Parliament. Archived from the original on 26 April 2020. Retrieved 27 April 2020.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. ^ "Representatives of Queensland State Electorates 1860-2017" (PDF). Queensland Parliamentary Record 2012-2017: The 55th Parliament. Queensland Parliament. Archived from the original on 27 April 2020. Retrieved 27 April 2020.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)