Fisher, Australian Capital Territory
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
|Population||3,015 (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,880/km2 (4,880/sq mi)|
|Area||1.6 km2 (0.6 sq mi)|
Fisher is a suburb of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia located in the district of Weston Creek. Fisher was named after Andrew Fisher (1862–1928), coal miner, founding member of the federal parliamentary Labor Party and Prime Minister of Australia for three terms between 1908 and 1915 (ACTLIC, 2004). The theme for the street names in Fisher is Australian mines and mining towns (ACTPLA, 2003).
Laidlaw Volcanics pale to dark grey dacitic tuff is found though most of Fisher except north slice of the suburb which is Deakin Volcanics red-purple and green grey rhyodacite with spherulitic texture.
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- "Suburb Name search results". ACT Environment and Sustainable Development. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- Henderson, G. A. M.; Matveev, G. (1980). Geology of Canberra, Queanbeyan and Environs (Map). 1:50000.
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