Electoral district of Gascoyne

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Gascoyne
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
State Western Australia
Dates current 1890–1989
Namesake Gascoyne region

Gascoyne was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia from 1890 to 1989.

The district was located in the Western Australian outback, in the north-west of the state. It was one of the original 30 seats contested at the 1890 state election and was abolished ahead of the 1989 state election.

The district's most famous member was Frank Wise of the Labor Party, who served as Premier of Western Australia from 1945 to 1947.

Members for Gascoyne[edit]

Member Party Term
  Robert Frederick Sholl Opposition 1890–1897
  George Hubble Ministerial 1897–1901
  William Butcher Independent 1901–1905
  Ministerial 1905–1911
  John McDonald Labor 1911–1914
  Archibald Gilchrist Liberal (WA) 1914–1917
  Edward Angelo Nationalist 1917–1920
  Country 1920–1923
  Country (MCP) 1923–1924
  Nationalist 1924–1933
  Frank Wise Labor 1933–1951
  Noel Butcher Independent Liberal 1951–1953
  Daniel Norton Labor 1953–1974
  Ian Laurance Liberal 1974–1987
  Dudley Maslen Liberal 1987–1989