Fisher

Current State electoral district map

2014 District of Fisher map (PDF 1.62 MB)

2014 by-election election results

Electors on roll - 25 829
Formal ballot papers - 20 559
Informal ballot papers - 841
Total ballot papers returned - 21 400

2014 two party preferred vote
ALP - 50.02%
LIB - 49.98%

Due to the passing of Bob Such, a by-election for the district of Fisher was held on 6 December 2014.

Members since first represented in 1985 

Surname First Name Party Period
TYLER Philip B ALP 1985 - 1989
SUCH Robert B (Bob) IND (1989 elected LIB, became IND October 2000) 1989 - 2014
COOK Natalie F (Nat) ALP *2014 -

*by-election
ALP = Australian Labor Party

IND = Independent
LIB = Liberal Party of Australia

History

The district was created at the 1983 boundary redistribution and first represented in 1985.

Name origin: Sir James Hurtle Fisher (1790-1875) was the first to occupy the positions of Resident Commissioner of South Australia, Mayor of Adelaide and President of a fully elected Legislative Council. He supported Colonel Light on the siting of Adelaide.

Size: Approximately 94.2 km²

Location: Set in the undulating area south of Adelaide this district includes outer southern suburbs, residential and rural areas of the southern Adelaide foothills and the Happy Valley Reservoir.

Key boundary changes compared to 2010: Fisher gains part of the suburb of Woodcroft. It loses the remainder of the suburbs of Flagstaff Hill and Ironbank.

2010 District of Fisher map (PDF 1 MB)