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Morley Electorate Profile (2021)

About the Morley Electorate

Map showing the boundaries of the Morley electorate for the 2021 election

PDF version of the Morley electorate map

PDF version of the East Metropolitan Region electorate map

Area (sq km): 20
Number of Electors: 30,130
Source: Western Australian Electoral Commission.

Origin of the Name:
The name Morley began appearing on maps around the turn of the twentieth century and was adopted when the area was subdivided for urban development after the Second World War. The most likely explanation for its use is that it commemorates Charles William Morley, who is known to have farmed in the Morley area during the 1860's and 1870's.
Source: Western Australia. Department of Land Administration. Names and Places.

Suburbs and Towns within the Electorate:
Beechboro *; Dianella *; Morley *; Nollamara; Noranda
* = Suburb/Town split between more than one Electorate.
Source: Western Australian Electoral Commission.

Legislative Council Region:
East Metropolitan

Local Governments within the Electorate:
City of Bayswater
City of Stirling
City of Swan ; Statistical Profile of City of Swan

Government: Camboon Primary School; Dianella Heights Primary School; Dianella Primary College; Dianella Secondary College; Dianella Secondary College Education Support Centre; Hampton Park Primary School; Morley Primary School; Morley Senior High School; Nollamara Primary School; Noranda Primary School; North Morley Primary School; Weld Square Primary School.

Other: Our Lady Of Lourdes School; West Coast Steiner School.

Local Newspapers:
  • Toodyay Herald
  • Advocate
  • Central Midlands & Coastal Advocate

Statistical Profile of the Morley Electorate


Information about the 2021 State General Election
Information about Previous Elections

Current Member

Amber-Jade Sanderson (ALP)

Amber-Jade grew up around Morley, and attended John Forrest Senior High School.

She worked as a media advisor for Carmen Lawrence, and then for a trade union where she eventually became assistant state secretary. Amber-Jade was elected to Parliament (Legislative Council) at the 2013 state election, as a Member for the East Metropolitan region. She became deputy chairman of committees in October 2013. She resigned her seat in February 2017 in order to contest the seat of Morley in the Legislative Assembly at the 2017 state election.

Amber-Jade is currently Minister for Health; and Mental Health.

Contact details and Speeches



Successive Members for the Morley Electorate

Constituency created under the Redistribution of Seats 2007

Name Party Term
Ian Maxwell Britza Liberal Party 2008 - 2017
Amber-Jade Sanderson Australian Labor Party 2017 -

Black, David & Valerie Prescott. Election Statistics: Legislative Assembly of Western Australia, 1890-1996. Perth, WA: Parliament of Western Australia Electoral Commission, 1997.
Parliament of Western Australia, Members (website)