The Western Australian Parliament held a joint sitting on 15 May and chose Sue Lines to fill the casual vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator Chris Evans on 12 April 2013.
The Senate last sat on 16 May, and next meets on 17 June 2013.
25th anniversary of Parliament House
The 25th anniversary of Parliament House will occur in 2013. Visit the website for details of activities and events.
The next lecture, "Canberra and the Parliament: an increasingly uncomfortable marriage", will be held on 24 May 2013 and will be presented by Jack Waterford, Editor-at-large, The Canberra Times.
Admission is free and no bookings are required.