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Electoral district of Morayfield

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State  Queensland
MP  Mark Ryan
Area  127 km²
Elector  33,340 (2015)
Party  Australian Labor Party
Dates current  2009–present
Electors  33,340 (2015)
Member of parliament  Mark Ryan
Namesake  Morayfield, Queensland
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Morayfield is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland. It is located in the northern outskirts of Brisbane, south of the Sunshine Coast.

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Geography

An outer suburban electorate, Morayfield lies west of the Bruce Highway and south of the Caboolture River. The northern end of the district takes in the suburb of Morayfield and the southern part of Caboolture. At its southern end, the district includes parts of the suburbs of Burpengary and Narangba.

History

A new district created for the 2009 state election, it was constructed mostly from the northern part of the district of Kallangur and the western part of the district of Pumicestone. It also took a section of territory previously belonging to the district of Kurwongbah. Its inaugural member was Mark Ryan of the Labor Party, who was defeated by Darren Grimwade of the Liberal National Party in 2012.

References

Electoral district of Morayfield Wikipedia


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