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Multiple By-Elections - 15 June 2018

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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)

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