Mrs Bridget Archer MP

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Member for Bass, Tasmania

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

100 St John Street
Launceston, TAS, 7250

Postal address

PO Box 5035
Launceston, TAS, 7250

Telephone:
(03) 6334 7033
Fax:
(03) 6334 7055

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4464
Fax:
(02) 6277 8475

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Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Bass, Tasmania, 2019.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Economics from 4.7.2019; Environment and Energy from 4.7.2019; Health, Aged Care and Sport from 4.7.2019; Petitions from 4.7.2019.
  • House of Representatives Select: Regional Australia from 17.9.2019.
Party positions
  • Secretary of the Liberal Party George Town Branch (Tas.) from 2012 to 2013.
  • Treasurer of the Liberal Party George Town Branch (Tas.) from 2012 to 2013.
Personal
  • Born 18.5.1975, Hobart, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA(Eng&PolSci) (University of Tasmania).
  • GradCert IntPol (University of Tasmania).
  • Curation Assistant at Tasmanian Herbarium from 1995 to 1999.
  • Self-employed on family farm from 2008.
Local government service
  • Council Member of George Town Council from 2009 to 2019.
  • Deputy Mayor of George Town Council from 2011 to 2014.
  • Mayor of George Town Council from 2014 to 2019.
Electorate
  • Name: Bass
  • Location: The Division of Bass is located on Launceston and consists of the: City of Launceston; Municipality of Dorset; Municipality of Flinders; Municipality of George Town; Municipality of West Tamar. The Division of Bass includes Flinders Island.
  • Area: 7,976 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 76,532 (at 6.6.2019)
  • Industries: Aluminium and ferrous metal smelting, brewery, cattle (dairy and beef) farming, manufacturing, mining, ports and shipping, ship building, timber, tourism, fishing, wineries and wool.