|• Density||8.6857/km2 (22.4958/sq mi)|
|Area||12,598.9 km2 (4,864.5 sq mi)|
|State electorate(s)||Lockyer, Beaudesert, Ipswich West, Nanango|
|Federal Division(s)||Blair, Wright|
West Moreton is a region of the Australian state of Queensland, consisting of the entire rural western portion of South East Queensland. It sits inland from both the Brisbane metropolitan area and the Gold Coast and to the east of the Darling Downs. Much of the region lies in the Great Dividing Range. The name appears in the names of many community organisations and is used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, although is not widely used otherwise due to the prevalence of South East Queensland in planning and other documents.
The West Moreton region consists of the following local government areas. Some definitions, such as the Australian Standard Geographical Classification used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, do not include the rural part of the City of Ipswich.
|Lockyer Valley Region||36,591||2,272.3 km2 (877.3 sq mi)|
|Scenic Rim Region||38,304||4,254.5 km2 (1,642.7 sq mi)|
|Somerset Region||22,519||3,939.0 km2 (1,520.9 sq mi)|
|City of Ipswich (part)||12,016||689.5 km2 (266.2 sq mi)|
- Glenore Grove
- Lake Wivenhoe
- Peak Crossing
- Warrill View
- West Moreton region (Office of Economic and Statistical Research, Queensland Government)