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Andrew Fisher Memorial Dinner

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Guest Speaker:  Senator Anthony Chisholm, Assistant Minister for Education and Assistant Minister for Regional Development

Andrew Fisher began his political career in Gympie as an active unionist for the Coal and Mining Industry. He represented Gympie in Queensland state parliament before moving into federal politics as the Federal Member for Wide Bay. He served three terms 1908-09, 1910-13, 1914-1915, and was Australia’s fifth Prime Minister.

Fisher formed the very first Labor government and implemented a wide range of significant legislation including

  • Workmen's Compensation Act
  • Old Age Pensions Act
  • Maternity Allowance
  • Commonwealth Bank Act

The Gympie Labor Branch invites you to commemorate and celebrate the impactful achievements of Andrew Fisher and to reflect on how his policy agenda lives on in modern Australia.

Ticket includes 2 course dinner and booking fee.  Drinks, tea and coffee can be purchased by individuals direct.

Dietary requirements can be catered for, please complete the question as you purchase your ticket.

We will be running a Raffle on the night with memorabilia signed by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, if you would like to donate a prize to this raffle please contact us here.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Gympie Labor Branch

Tickets are essential for catering purposes.

Cancellation up to 14 days prior will receive a refund less the booking fee.

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