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Division Profile
Division Name FISHER
State Queensland
Elected Member Slipper, P (LP) 1993-
Name Derivation Named after Andrew Fisher 1862-1928, Prime Minister of Australia 1908-09, 1910-13 and 1914-15.
First Proclaimed / Election 1949
Area 3322 sq. kms
Demographic Rural
Pre-Election Seat Status Safe
Seat Status Marginal
Enrolment 86,736
Turnout 94.69%
Informal 2.94%
Location Fisher covers an area of approximately 3,322 sq km from Jimna, Conondale, Maleny, Mooloolah Valley and part of Alexandra Headland in the north, to Mount Mee, Upper Caboolture, part of Narangba and Elimbah in the south, and from Caloundra in the east to Kilcoy in the west. Towns include Beerburrum, Beerwah, Caloundra, Conondale, D Aguilar, Elimbah, Glass House Mountains, Jimna, Kilcoy, Landsborough, Maleny, Mooloolaba, Mooloolah Valley, Peachester, Wamuran and Woodford.
Products and Industry Tourism, service industries and construction are the major employers. Other industries include fishing, pineapples, orchard crops, dairy and beef cattle, horses, poultry and flowers.

Slipper, P (LP) 1993-
Lavarch, M H (ALP) 1987-1993
Slipper, P N (NP) 1984-1987
Adermann, A E (CP/NCP) 1972-1984
Adermann, C F (CP) 1949-1972

Please Note: the division profile displayed above was at the time of the election. Please consult the AEC website for the most current division profile.



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