Elise Archer

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The Honourable
Elise Archer
MP
Member of the Tasmanian Parliament
for Denison
Assumed office
20 March 2010
MonarchElizabeth II
PremierWill Hodgman
GovernorPeter Underwood
Kate Warner
Minister for Justice
Assumed office
2 October 2017
Preceded byVanessa Goodwin
Minister for Corrections
Assumed office
2 October 2017
Preceded byVanessa Goodwin
Minister for Environment and Parks
Assumed office
2 October 2017
Preceded byMatthew Groom
Minister for the Arts
Assumed office
2 October 2017
Preceded byVanessa Goodwin
Speaker of the Tasmanian House of Assembly
In office
31 March 2014 – 2 October 2017
Preceded byMichael Polley
Succeeded byMark Shelton
Hobart City Council (Alderman)
In office
October 2007 – April 2010
Personal details
BornElise Nicole Nylander
(1971-03-25) 25 March 1971 (age 47)
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
NationalityAustralian
Political partyLiberal Party
Spouse(s)Dale Archer
Alma materUniversity of Tasmania (LLB)
ProfessionLawyer
Websitewww.elisearcher.com

Elise Nicole Archer (née Nylander; born 25 March 1971) is an Australian lawyer and politician who was the 38th Speaker of the Tasmanian House of Assembly. She is Minister for Justice, Corrections, Environment and Parks and the Arts.

She unsuccessfully stood as a Liberal Party candidate in the Division of Denison for the 2006 state election. She polled 3.2% of the primary vote, fourth on the Liberal ticket.[1] 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.[2] After being re-elected at the 2014 state election, she was elected Speaker of the Tasmanian House of Assembly.[3]

On 2 October 2017, Archer resigned as Speaker and was sworn in as Minister for Justice, Corrections, Environment and Parks and the Arts. [4] Archer is of Swedish descent.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Antony Green – The candidates for Denison". Retrieved 2 April 2010.
  2. ^ "House of Assembly 2010 results – Denison". Retrieved 2 April 2010.
  3. ^ Duncan Abey (30 March 2014). "Elise Archer to be Tasmania's first female Speaker". The Mercury.
  4. ^ Rhiana Whitson (28 September 2017). "Elise Archer promoted to the Tasmanain Cabinet in reshuffle". ABC News.
  5. ^ "Elise Archer MP Inaugural speech". Parliament of Tasmania. 10 June 2010. Retrieved 29 September 2017.

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Parliament of Tasmania
Preceded by
Michael Polley
Speaker of the Tasmanian House of Assembly
2014–2017
Succeeded by
Mark Shelton