National Archives' records
Our collection includes records from Andrew Fisher's time as prime minister and High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
This is a selection of records from our collection.
- Portrait photograph – Andrew Fisher and family (Mr Fisher and wife, three boys, one girl and baby), 1901-09 (M1406, 2)
- Political cartoons depicting Joseph Cook and others, including Andrew Fisher, Sir John Forrest, George Houstoun Reid, William Lyne and Alfred Deakin, and newspaper articles reporting on political events (personal papers of Prime Minister Joseph Cook), 1901-04 (M3612, 2)
- Fisher ministry, 1908–09 – ministerial oaths, 1908 (A5447, 10)
- Governor-General's Office – correspondence – resignation of Alfred Deakin and Andrew Fisher's assumption of the office of Prime Minister, 1908-09 (A6662, 1292)
- Naval defence of Australia – policy of Fisher government, 1909 (A6661, 1325)
- Fisher ministry, 1914–15 – ministerial oaths, 1910-11 (A5447, 18)
- Mr Fisher – travelling allowance paid to while Prime Minister, 1910-13 (A2, 1914/3183)
- Fisher ministry, 1910–13 – ministerial oaths, 1910-13 (A5447, 14)
- Rubber stamp of signature used by Andrew Fisher, Prime Minister of Australia, 1910-15 (series A9342)
- Personal letter to Senator Edward Russell from Andrew Fisher, 1911-15 (series M4124)
- Parliamentary question regarding expenditure involved in the establishment of the Commonwealth Bank, 1912 (A571, 1912/17072)
- First radio press message received in Papua – a speech by Prime Minister Fisher – typed on silk, 1913 (J3088, QPT114)
- Dardanelles Commission appointment of Andrew Fisher, 1916 (A6006, 1916/7/29)
- Condolences – Fisher, Right Honourable Andrew, 1928-29 (A461, 700/1/105)
For details of the records on Andrew Fisher held by the National Archives and other institutions, you can use Our first six: guide to archives of Australia's prime ministers.
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