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Appendix 7

Casual vacancies in the Senate 1977-2012

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

13/7/78

Puplick, C J G

NSW Governor

26/7/78

McClelland, J R

21/7/78

Sibraa, K W

“ “

9/8/78

Webster, J J

28/1/80

Neal, L W

Vic Parliament

11/3/80

Wriedt, K S

25/9/80

Hearn, J M

Tas Parliament

15/10/80

Sheil, G

6/2/81

Bjelke-Petersen, F I

Qld Parliament

12/3/81

Rocher, A C

10/2/81

Martyr, J R

WA Governor

11/3/81

*Knight, J W

Death

4/3/81

Reid, M E

Joint Sitting

5/5/81

Martin K J

Resignation

5/11/84

Parer, W R

Qld Parliament

22/11/84

Rae, P E

16/1/86

Newman, J M

Tas Parliament

13/3/86

Missen, A J

Death

30/3/86

Alston, R K R

Vic Parliament

7/5/86

Chipp, D L

Resignation

18/8/86

Powell, J F

Vic Deputy Governor

26/8/86

McClelland, D

23/1/87

West, S M

NSW Parliament

11/2/87

Grimes, D J

2/4/87

Not replaced by Tasmanian Parliament

*Ryan, S M

29/1/88

McMullan, R F

Joint Sitting

16/2/88

Gietzelt, G T

27/2/89

Faulkner, J P

NSW Parliament

4/4/89

Chaney, F M

27/2/90

Campbell, I G

WA Parliament

16/5/90

Haines, J

1/3/90

Lees, M H

SA Parliament

4/4/90

Sanders, N K

1/3/90

Bell, R J

Tas Governor

7/3/90

Stone, J O

1/3/90

O’Chee, W G

Qld Parliament

8/5/90

Messner, A J

17/4/90

Olsen, J W

SA Parliament

7/5/90

Baume, P E

28/1/91

Tierney, J W

NSW Governor

11/2/91

McLean, P A

23/8/91

Sowada, K N

NSW Parliament

29/8/91

Vallentine, J

31/1/92

Chamarette, C M A

WA Parliament

12/3/92

Olsen, J W

4/5/92

Ferguson, A B

SA Parliament

26/5/92

Button, J N

31/3/93

Carr, K J

Vic Parliament

28/4/93

Tate, M C

5/7/93

Denman, K J

Tas Parliament

24/8/93

Archer, B R

31/1/94

Abetz, E

“ “

22/2/94

Sibraa, K W

1/2/94

Neal, B J

NSW Parliament

8/3/94

Bishop, B K

24/2/94

Woods, R L

“ “

8/3/94

Richardson, G F

25/3/94

Forshaw, M G

“ “

10/5/94

Zakharov, A O

Death

6/3/95

Collins, J M A

Vic Parliament

3/5/95

Loosley, S

Resignation

21/5/95

Wheelwright, T C

NSW Parliament

24/5/95

Coulter, J R

20/11/95

Stott Despoja, N J

SA Parliament

29/11/95

Evans, G J

6/2/96

Conroy, S M

Vic Governor

30/4/96

*McMullan, R F

6/2/96

Lundy, K A

General election

2/3/96

Devereux J

7/2/96

Mackay, S M

Tas Governor

8/3/96

Ferris, J M

12/7/96

Ferris, J M

SA Parliament

24/7/96

Coates, J

20/8/96

O’Brien, K W K

Tas Parliament

5/9/96

Baume, M E

9/9/96

Heffernan, W D

NSW Parliament

18/9/96

Panizza, J H

Death

31/1/97

Lightfoot, P R

WA Parliament

19/5/97

Woods, R L

Resignation

7/3/97

Payne, M A

NSW Parliament

9/4/97

Short, J R

12/5/97

Synon, K M

Vic Parliament

13/5/97

Childs, B K

10/9/97

Campbell, G

NSW Parliament

17/9/97

Foreman, D J

15/9/97

Quirke, J A

SA Governor

18/9/97

Kernot, C

15/10/97

Bartlett, A J J

Qld Parliament

30/10/97

Collins, R L

30/3/98

Crossin, P M

NT Legislative Assembly

16/6/98

Neal, B J

3/9/98

Hutchins, S P

NSW Parliament

14/10/98

Parer, W R

11/2/00

Brandis, G H

Qld Parliament

16/5/00

Brownhill, D G C

14/400/

Macdonald, J A L

NSW Parliament

4/5/00

Quirke, J

15/8/00

Buckland, G F

SA Governor

14/9/00

Woodley, J

27/7/01

Cherry, J C

Qld Parliament

31/7/01

Newman, J

1/2/02

Colbeck, R M

Tas Governor

4/2/02

Gibson, B F

22/2/02

Barnett, G

Tas Lieutenant-Governor

26/2/02

Herron, J J

5/9/02

Santoro, S

Qld Parliament

29/10/02

Reid, M E

14/2/03

Humphries, G J J

ACT Legislative Assembly

18/2/03

Alston, R K R

10/2/04

Fifield, M P

Vic Parliament

31/3/04

Tierney, J W

14/4/05

Fierravanti-Wells, C A

NSW Parliament

5/5/05

Mackay, S M

29/7/05

Brown, C L

Tas Parliament

25/8/05

Hill, R

15/3/06

Bernardi, C

SA Parliament

4/5/06

Ferris, J M

Death

2/4/07

Birmingham, S J

SA Parliament

3/5/07

Santoro, S

Resignation

11/4/07

Boyce, S K

Qld Parliament

19/4/07

Vanstone, A

26/4/07

Fisher, M J

SA Parliament

6/6/07

Campbell, I G

31/5/07

Cormann, M H P

WA Parliament

19/6/07

Calvert, P H

29/8/07

Bushby, D C

Tas Parliament

30/8/07

Ray, R F

5/5/08

Collins, J M A

Vic Parliament

8/5/08

Ellison, C M

30/1/09

Back, C J

WA Parliament

11/3/09

Coonan, H L

22/8/11

Sinodinos, A

NSW Parliament

13/10/11

Arbib, M

Resignation

5/3/12

Carr, R J

NSW Parliament

6/3/12

Adams, J

Death

31/3/12

Smith, D A

WA Parliament

2/5/12

(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.