History Resources - Members of Parliament

Desmond Hiscutt

Desmond Hiscutt

Surname: HISCUTT

Given Names: Desmond

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 5 March 1933 - Burnie, Tasmania

Date of Death:



Legislative Council: (1) 27 May 1995 (2) 1997

Electorate: (1) West Devon (2) Emu Bay

Party: Independent

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 30 June 1999

Reason for Departure: Seat abolished.

Inaugural Speech - Legislative Council - 4 July 1995


Succeeded his brother Hugh. Contested seat of Murchison when Emu Bay was abolished.

Only person ever to represent Emu Bay.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 697


House of Assembly Long Room Picture Number indicates each Member's position in the photographic record.

Source: Parliament of Tasmania Members Biographical Database, Tasmanian Parliamentary Library.

Additional Reference Material:

A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics, 1890-1964 [by] Colin A. Hughes and B. D. Graham. Canberra, ANU Press, 1968. Biographical Register of the Tasmanian Parliament, 1851-1960 / Scott Bennett and Barbara Bennett. Canberra : ANU, 1980.