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Division Profile

  • Division name: Fisher
  • State: Queensland
  • Name derivation: Named after Andrew Fisher (1862-1928), Prime Minister of Australia 1908-09, 1910-13 and 1914-15.
  • Size & Location description: Fisher covers an area of 1,170 sq kms from part of Alexandra Headland in the north, west to Cambroon and Conondale, south to Beerburrum and east to the coast. Major towns and population centres include Caloundra, Sippy Downs, the coastal strip including Kawana, Minyama and Mooloolaba, Montville, Maleny, Beerwah, Beerburrum, Glass House Mountains and Landsborough.
  • Products/industries of the area: Tourism, service industries and construction and development are the major employers. Other industries include education, pineapple, orchard and flower crops, dairy and beef cattle farming, and horse racing.
  • First proclaimed/election: 1949
  • Demographic rating Rural