Electoral district of Alma

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New South WalesLegislative Assembly
State New South Wales
Created 1894
Abolished 1904
Namesake Alma

Alma was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales from 1894 to 1904,[1] named after Alma, a locality in southern Broken Hill, now known as South Broken Hill.

Members for Alma[edit]

Josiah Thomas easily won the seat for Labor at the 1894 election, was elected unopposed following year and increased his majority at the 1898 election. Thomas entered federal politics by the winning the seat of Barrier at the first Commonwealth election. William Williams succeeded Thomas after narrowing defeating Jabez Wright in the 1901 election.

Member Party Term
  Josiah Thomas Labor 1894–1901
  William Williams Independent Labor 1901–1904

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Wah, Malvyne Jong; Page, Jeffrey E. (November 2007). "New South Wales Parliamentary Record 1824 – 2007" (PDF). VIII. Parliament of New South Wales: 216. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 March 2011. Retrieved 5 January 2011.