Media Statement – Senator Brandis Resignation

I have received a letter of resignation from Senator the Hon George Brandis QC as a Senator for Queensland.  The resignation takes effect immediately.


I have written to the Governor of Queensland to inform him of this vacancy, which will be filled in accordance with Section 15 of the Constitution.


Information on filling casual vacancies can be found in Chapter 4 of Odgers’ Australian Senate Practice, available here:



Media: Vincent Sheehy 0431 149 970


Author: Michael Horner

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