Electoral district of Fassifern

Fassifern was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland from 1873 to 1992.

It was based on the area south of Ipswich and stretched toward the New South Wales border, although in subsequent redistributions was reduced in size away from the growing Brisbane area. It was named after the Fassifern Valley.

Fassifern was a safe Country/National district for most of its existence. It was abolished in the 1991 redistribution under the Goss government, and was largely replaced by the new district of Beaudesert.

Members for Fassifern

  George Thorn 1873–1874
John Thorn 1874–1878
de Burgh Fitzpatrick Persse 1878–1883
Alfred Midgley 1883–1887
George Thorn 1887–1888
William Salkeld 1888–1893
George Thorn 1893–1902
Thomas Murray-Prior Opposition 1902
Charles Moffatt Jenkinson Opposition 1903–1909
Arnold Wienholt Ministerialist 1909–1913
Ernest Bell Ministerialist 1913–1915
Queensland Liberal 1915–1918
Nationalist 1918–1920
Country 1920–1922
United 1922–1925
CPNP 1925–1930
Arnold Wienholt Independent 1930–1935
Alf Muller CPNP 1935–1936
Country 1936–1963
Independent 1963–1966
Country 1966–1969
Selwyn Muller Country 1969–1974
National 1974–1983
Kev Lingard National 1983–1992

Election results

See also


    Coordinates: 27°57′37″S 152°34′46″E / 27.9604°S 152.5794°E / -27.9604; 152.5794

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