Electoral district of Boulder

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Boulder
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
State Western Australia
Dates current 1901–19771
Namesake Boulder
Footnotes

Boulder was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia from 1901 to 1977.

The district was located in the Goldfields-Esperance region, and was based in the town of Boulder and its suburbs. After the 1961 redistribution, taking effect at the 1962 election, it took in some surrounding country areas.

The district's most famous member was Philip Collier of the Labor Party. Member for Boulder for 43 years, Collier served as Premier of Western Australia from 1924 to 1930 and again from 1933 to 1936.

Members[edit]

Boulder (1901–1962)
Member Party Term
  John Marquis Hopkins Ministerial 1901–1905
  Philip Collier Labor 1905–1948
  Cecil Oliver Labor 1948–1951
  Arthur Moir Labor 1951–1962
Boulder-Eyre (1962–1968)
  Arthur Moir Labor 1962–1968
Boulder-Dundas (1968–1977)
  Arthur Moir Labor 1968–1971
  Tom Hartrey Labor 1971–1977