The current composition of the Australian Parliament (as of 25/01/2024) 

House of Representatives

Labor Coalition Greens Katter Party Center Alliance Independents 
  • In December 2022, Andrew Gee MP (NSW) resigned from the National Party to sit on the crossbench as an independent. He will continue to serve as the Member for Calare. 
  • In February 2023, Alan Tudge resigned from Parliament triggering a by-election in the seat of Aston. The seat was won by the Australian Labor Party Candidate, Mary Doyle.
  • In May 2023, Member for Fadden and former Minister Stuart Robert tendered his resignation from the Parliament triggering a by-election. The seat was won by the Liberal National Party Candidate Cameron Caldwell who was sworn in on the 4th of September. 
  • On the 14th of November, Russell Broadbent MP the member for Monash resigned from the Liberal Party and now sits as an independent, having lost preselection two days prior.
  • On the 4th of December 2023, Peta Murphy MP, the member for Dunkley passed away. The by-election will be held on 2nd March.
  • In January 2024, former Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced his intention to resign at the end of February. A date for the by-election in the NSW seat of Cook is yet to be set.


Coalition Labor Greens One Nation Jacqui Lambie Network Independents United Australia Party 
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  • Senator Jim Molan AO DSC died on 16 January 2023. Maria Kovacic was sworn in on June 13 to assume the vacant Senate seat representing New South Wales.
  • Senator Lidia Thorpe announced on the 6th of February, 2023 that she has resigned from the Australian Greens and will continue to serve on the Cross Bench. 
  • On the 17th of June 2023, Senator David Van announced his resignation from the Federal Liberal Party. He will continue to serve on the crossbench. 
  • On the 8th of September, NSW Liberal Marise Payne resigned from the Senate. The former Liberal MP for Wentworth, Dave Sharma has filled the resulting casual vacancy. 
  • On the 28th of November,  WA Labor Senator Patrick Dodson announced that he would retire from the Senate effective the 26th of January.  The resulting casual vacancy is expected to be confirmed shortly after that.

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