Image Andrew Fisher, prime minister 1908-09, 1910-13, 1914-15

TLF ID M006925

This is a black-and-white photograph of Andrew Fisher, Australia’s fifth prime minister. The photograph shows him wearing a white shirt with a vest and sporting a moustache. He is facing the camera.



Educational details

Educational value
  • Fisher held office  as prime minister three times: 1908–09, 1910–13 and 1914–15. He also served as treasurer during each of these terms. Significant achievements during his tenure include the establishment of the Royal Australian Navy and the Commonwealth Bank, and the transfer of the Northern Territory to the Commonwealth.
  • Andrew Fisher's educational resource page offers a variety of archival material such as letters, parliamentary documents, photographs and links to National Archives of Australia websites such as 'Australia's Prime Ministers'.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Studies of society and environment
  • History

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  • Name: National Archives of Australia
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  • Name: National Archives of Australia
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  • © Education Services Australia Ltd and the National Archives of Australia, 2010 (except where otherwise indicated). You may view, display, print out, copy and modify this material for non-commercial educational purposes provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the material.