MEDIA RELEASE

The Hon Tony Smith MP - Speaker of the House of Representatives

The Speaker of the House of Representatives (Mr Tony Smith MP) announced that he has today issued writs for the election of Members of the House of Representatives for the electoral divisions of Braddon in Tasmania, Fremantle in Western Australia,Longman in Queensland, Mayo in South Australia and Perth in Western Australia, in the place of Ms Justine Keay, Mr Josh Wilson, Ms Susan Lamb, Ms Rebekha Sharkie and Mr Tim Hammond, resigned.

The dates in connection with the by-election will be as follows:

Issue of writs Friday, 15 June 2018

Close of rolls Friday, 22 June 2018

Close of nominations Thursday, 5 July 2018

Declaration of nominations Friday, 6 July 2018

Date of polling Saturday, 28 July 2018

Return of writs On or before Sunday, 23 September 2018.

Contact: Cate Clunies-Ross 0418 111 267 (Speaker’s Office)

The Hon Tony Smith MP

Speaker of the House of Representatives

M E D I A R E L E A S E

11 May 2018

MAYO BY-ELECTION

The Speaker of the House of Representatives (Mr Tony Smith MP) announced that he is considering possible dates for a by-election for the electoral division of Mayo in South Australia, having received today a letter of resignation from Ms Rebekha Sharkie.

Contact: Cate Clunies-Ross 0418 111 267 (Speaker’s Office)

The Hon Tony Smith MP

Speaker of the House of Representatives

M E D I A R E L E A S E

10 MAY 2018

BRADDON, FREMANTLE, PERTH AND LONGMAN BY-ELECTIONS

The Speaker of the House of Representatives (Mr Tony Smith MP) announced that he is considering possible dates for by-elections for the electoral divisions of Braddon in Tasmania, Fremantle and Perth in Western Australia, and Longman in Queensland, having received today letters of resignation from Ms Justine Keay, Mr Josh Wilson, Mr Tim Hammond and Ms Susan Lamb.

Contact: Cate Clunies-Ross 0418 111 267 (Speaker’s Office)

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