Appendix 7

CASUAL VACANCIES IN THE SENATE 1977–2008

VACANCY

APPOINTMENT

Senator

Reason for Vacancy

Date

Senator

How Appointed

Date

Hall, R.S.

Resignation

16.11.77

Haines, J.

SA Parliament

14.12.77

Cotton, R.C.

13.07.78

Puplick, C.J.G.

NSW Governor

26.07.78

McClelland, J.R.

21.07.78

Sibraa, K.W.

“ “

09.08.78

Webster, J.J.

28.01.80

Neal, L.W.

Vic Parliament

11.03.80

Wriedt, K.S.

25.09.80

Hearn, J.M.

Tas Parliament

15.10.80

Sheil, G.

06.02.81

Bjelke-Petersen, F.I.

Qld Parliament

12.03.81

Rocher, A.C.

10.02.81

Martyr, J.R.

WA Governor

11.03.81

*Knight, J.W.

Death

04.03.81

*Reid, M.E.

Joint Sitting

05.05.81

Martin K.J.

Resignation

05.11.84

Parer, W.R.

Qld Parliament

22.11.84

Rae, P.E.

16.01.86

Newman, J.M.

Tas Parliament

13.03.86

Missen, A.J.

Death

30.03.86

Alston, R.K.R.

Vic Parliament

07.05.86

Chipp, D.L.

Resignation

18.08.86

Powell, J.F.

Vic Deputy Governor

26.08.86

McClelland, D.

23.01.87

West, S.M.

NSW Parliament

11.02.87

Grimes, D.J.

02.04.87

Not replaced by Tas Parliament

 

*Ryan, S.M.

29.01.88

McMullan, R.F.

Joint Sitting

16.02.88

Gietzelt, G.T.

27.02.89

Faulkner, J.P.

NSW Parliament

04.04.89

Chaney, F.M.

27.02.90

Campbell, I.G.

WA Parliament

16.05.90

Haines, J.

01.03.90

Lees, M.H.

SA Parliament

04.04.90

Sanders, N.K.

01.03.90

Bell, R.J.

Tas Governor

07.03.90

Stone, J.O.

01.03.90

O’Chee, W.G.

Qld Parliament

08.05.90

Messner, A.J.

17.04.90

Olsen, J.W.

SA Parliament

07.05.90

Baume, P.E.

28.01.91

Tierney, J.W.

NSW Governor

11.02.91

McLean, P.A.

23.08.91

Sowada, K.N.

NSW Parliament

29.08.91

Vallentine, J.

31.01.92

Chamarette, C.M.A.

WA Parliament

12.03.92

Olsen, J.W.

04.05.92

Ferguson, A.B.

SA Parliament

26.05.92

Button, J.N.

31.03.93

Carr, K.J.

Vic Parliament

28.04.93

Tate, M.C.

05.07.93

Denman, K.J.

Tas Parliament

24.08.93

Archer, B.R.

Resignation

31.01.94

Abetz, E.

“ “

22.02.94

Sibraa, K.W.

01.02.94

Neal, B.J.

NSW Parliament

08.03.94

Bishop, B.K.

24.02.94

Woods, R.L.

“ “

08.03.94

Richardson, G.F.

25.03.94

Forshaw, M.G.

“ “

10.05.94

Zakharov, A.O.

Death

06.03.95

Collins, J.M.A.

Vic Parliament

03.05.95

Loosley, S.

Resignation

21.05.95

Wheelwright, T.C.

NSW Parliament

24.05.95

Coulter, J.R.

20.11.95

Stott Despoja, N.J.

SA Parliament

29.11.95

Evans, G.J.

06.02.96

Conroy, S.M.

Vic Governor

30.04.96

*McMullan, R.F.

06.02.96

Lundy, K.A.

General election

02.03.96

Devereux J.

07.02.96

Mackay, S.M.

Tas Governor

08.03.96

Ferris, J.M.

12.07.96

Ferris, J.M.

SA Parliament

24.07.96

Coates, J.

20.08.96

O’Brien, K.W.K.

Tas Parliament

05.09.96

Baume, M.E.

09.09.96

Heffernan, W.D.

NSW Parliament

18.09.96

Panizza, J.H.

Death

31.01.97

Lightfoot, P.R.

WA Parliament

19.05.97

Woods, R.L.

Resignation

07.03.97

Payne, M.A.

NSW Parliament

09.04.97

Short, J.R.

12.05.97

Synon, K.M.

Vic Parliament

13.05.97

Childs, B.K.

10.09.97

Campbell, G.

NSW Parliament

17.09.97

Foreman, D.J.

15.09.97

Quirke, J.A.

SA Governor

18.09.97

Kernot, C.

15.10.97

Bartlett, A.J.J.

Qld Parliament

30.10.97

Collins, R.L.

30.03.98

Crossin, P.M.

NT Legislative Assembly

16.06.98

Neal, B.J.

03.09.98

Hutchins, S.P.

NSW Parliament

14.10.98

Parer, W.R.

11.02.00

Brandis, G.H.

Qld Parliament

16.05.00

Brownhill, D.G.C.

14.04.00

Macdonald, J.A.L.

NSW Parliament

04.05.00

Quirke, J.

15.08.00

Buckland, G.F.

SA Governor

14.09.00

Woodley, J.

27.07.01

Cherry, J.C.

Qld Parliament

31.07.01

Newman, J.M.

01.02.02

Colbeck, R.M.

Tas Governor

04.02.02

Gibson, B.F.

22.02.02

Barnett, G.

Tas Governor

26.02.02

Herron, J.J.

05.09.02

Santoro, S.

Qld Parliament

29.10.02

*Reid, M.E.

14.02.03

Humphries, G.J.J.

ACT Legislative Assembly

18.02.03

Alston, R.K.R.

Resignation

10.02.04

Fifield, M.P.

Vic Parliament

31.03.04

Tierney, J.W.

Resignation

14.04.05

Fierravanti-Wells, C.A.

NSW Parliament

05.05.05

Mackay, S.

29.07.05

Brown, C.L.

Tas Parliament

25.08.05

Hill, R.

15.03.06

Bernardi, C.

SA Parliament

04.05.06

Ferris, J.M.

Death

02.04.07

Birmingham, S.J.

SA Parliament

03.05.07

Santoro, S.

Resignation

11.04.07

Boyce, S.K.

Qld Parliament

19.04.07

Vanstone, A.

26.04.07

Fisher, M.J.

SA Parliament

06.06.07

Campbell, I.G.

31.05.07

Cormann, M.H.P.

WA Parliament

19.06.07

Calvert, P.H.

29.08.07

Bushby, D.C.

Tas Parliament

30.08.07

Ray, R.F.

05.05.08

Collins, J.M.A.

Vic Parliament

08.05.08

(See Supplement)

* ACT Senator

Note: Court of Disputed Returns found W.R. Wood had not been elected validly (12.05.88).

I.P. Dunn was elected on 21.07.88 pursuant to s. 360(1)(vi) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act.

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