Elise Archer

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The Honourable
Elise Archer
Speaker of the Tasmanian House of Assembly
Assumed office
31 March 2014
Preceded by Michael Polley
Personal details
Born Elise Nicole Nylander
(1971-03-25) 25 March 1971 (age 46)
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Spouse(s) Dale Archer
Alma mater University of Tasmania
Profession Lawyer
Website http://www.elisearcher.com

Elise Nicole Archer LLB (born 25 March 1971) is an Australian lawyer and politician. She was born in Launceston and educated in Hobart, Tasmania at Fahan School and the University of Tasmania.

She was elected to the Hobart City Council in October 2007.[1][2]

She unsuccessfully stood as a Liberal Party of Australia candidate in the Division of Denison for the 2006 state election. She polled 3.2% of the primary vote, fourth on the Liberal ticket.[3]

She stood for the same seat at the 2010 state election, polling 4.2% of the primary vote and narrowly secured the Liberal Party's second seat in Denison from preferences.[4]

After being reelected at the 2014 state election, she was elected Speaker of the Tasmanian House of Assembly.[5]


  1. ^ "Elise Archer – About Elise". Retrieved 2 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Parliamentary Library Profile". Retrieved 10 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Antony Green – The candidates for Denison". Retrieved 2 April 2010. 
  4. ^ "House of Assembly 2010 results – Denison". Retrieved 2 April 2010. 
  5. ^ Duncan Abey (30 March 2014). "Elise Archer to be Tasmania's first female Speaker". The Mercury. 

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Parliament of Tasmania
Preceded by
Michael Polley
Speaker of the Tasmanian House of Assembly