Updated 01 May 2023
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and Anna Hough
Politics and Public Administration
This Quick Guide provides an update to
tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender
(see Tables 1 and 2 below) since the last version was published on 23 January 2023.
Senator Jim Molan (LIB, NSW)
died in office on 16 January 2023. The casual vacancy has not yet been filled.
Senator Lidia Thorpe (Vic.)
on 6 February 2023 that she was leaving the Australian Greens to sit as an
House of Representatives
in the electorate of Aston (Vic.) resulting from the resignation of Alan Tudge (LIB) was
held on Saturday 1 April 2023, and was won by Mary Doyle (ALP).
New South Wales
Following the general election held on 25
March 2023, women now comprise:
40.9% of the Legislative Assembly
45.2% of the Legislative Council
42.5% of the NSW parliament as a whole
first time in NSW the
Ministry has gender parity with 11 of 22 positions filled by women.
On 27 March 2023 Moira Deeming
(Western Metropolitan) was suspended
from the Liberal party room for nine months and now sits as an Independent
election in the Narracan District following the death of a candidate during
the election campaign period was held on 28 January 2023, which was won by Wayne Farnham
MacTiernan (ALP, South West Region) resigned from parliament on 10 February
2023. She was replaced by Ben
Dawkins on 20 March 2023, who now sits as an independent after being expelled
by the ALP.
Wade (LIB) resigned from parliament on 27 January 2023 and was
replaced by Ben
for the seat of Arafura on 18 March 2023 following the death of Lawrence
Costa (ALP) was won by Manuel Brown
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