Named after Gladys Moncrieff (1892–1976), light opera and musical comedy singer.
Area and Location Description:
Moncrieff covers an area of approximately 92 sq km from Nerang, Ashmore, Southport and the Gold Coast Seaway in the north to Sixth Avenue, Gold Coast Highway and Mountain View Avenue, Miami in the south, west to Nerang and Gilston and southwest to Worongary. It takes in the Gold Coast tourist strip from Main Beach south to Miami. The main suburbs include Ashmore, Benowa, Broadbeach, Broadbeach Waters, Bundall, Carrara, Main Beach, Mermaid Beach, Mermaid Waters and Surfers Paradise as well as parts of Miami, Nerang, Southport and Worongary.
Products/industries of the area:
Tourism and associated industries and a variety of small industries.
The AEC acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters, culture and community. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.