The race for the seat of Fisher is officially on after Prime Minister Scott Morrison called the 2022 federal election for May 21. GC&M News covers the seat, which includes the Sunshine Coast as well as the hinterland towns of Landsborough, Beerburrum, Eudlo, Montville, Maleny and Conondale.
The seat has been held by the LNP’s Andrew Wallace – who is also the Speaker of the House of Representatives – since 2016.
The LNP holds the seat with a margin of 12.7 per cent. Other declared candidates for Fisher are: Judene Andrews for Labor; Greens’ Renay Wells; Animal Justice Party’s Vickie Breckenridge; Pauline Hanson’s One Nation’s Sam Schriever; and United Australia Party’s Tony Moore.