Electoral district of Plantagenet

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Plantagenet
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
State Western Australia
Dates current1890–1904
Namesake Plantagenet Land District

Plantagenet was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in Western Australia from 1890 to 1904.

The Western Australian Legislative Assembly is elected from 59 single-member electoral districts. These districts are often referred to as electorates or seats.

Western Australian Legislative Assembly legislature of the State of Western Australia

The Western Australian Legislative Assembly, or lower house, is one of the two chambers of the Parliament of Western Australia, an Australian state. The Parliament sits in Parliament House in the Western Australian capital, Perth.

The district, located in the Great Southern area of the state and centred on the town of Mount Barker and other settlements close to Albany, was one of the original 30 seats contested at the 1890 election. It existed for four terms of parliament, electing the same member, Albert Hassell, on each occasion.

Great Southern (Western Australia) region of Western Australia

The Great Southern Region is one of the nine regions of Western Australia, as defined by the Regional Development Commissions Act 1993, for the purposes of economic development. It is a section of the larger South Coast of Western Australia and neighbouring agricultural regions.

Mount Barker, Western Australia Town in Western Australia

Mount Barker is a town on the Albany Highway and is the administrative centre of the Shire of Plantagenet in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. At the 2016 census, Mount Barker had a population of 1,905.

Albany, Western Australia City in Western Australia

Albany is a port city in the Great Southern region in the Australian state of Western Australia, 418 km southeast of Perth, the state capital. Albany is the oldest colonial settlement in Western Australia, predating Perth and Fremantle by over two years.

Members for Plantagenet

MemberPartyTerm
  Albert Hassell Ministerial1890–1901
 Opposition1901–1904


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