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Members of the Australian Senate, 2019–2022

Composition (May 2022)

Government (35)
  Liberal (31)[a]
  National (4)[b]

Opposition (26)
  Labor (26)

Crossbench (15)
  Greens (9)
  One Nation (2)
  Centre Alliance (1)
  Lambie Network (1)
  Patrick Team (1)
  Liberal Democrats (1)

  1. ^ Including four Liberal National Party of Queensland (LNP) senators who sits in the Liberals party room.
  2. ^ Including two Liberal National Party of Queensland (LNP) senators who sits in the Nationals party room.
Composition (July 2019)
Composition of the Senate
Composition of the Senate

Government (35)
  Liberal (26)
  Liberal National (6)[i]
  National (2)
  Country Liberal (1)[ii]

Opposition (26)
  Labor (26)

Crossbench (15)
  Greens (9)
  Centre Alliance (2)
  Jacqui Lambie (1)
  Independent (1)
  One Nation (2)

  1. ^ Four Liberal National Party of Queensland (LNP) senators sit in the Liberals party room, while two senators sit in the Nationals party room.
  2. ^ Sits in the Nationals party room.


Senators by State in Australia

This is a list of members of the Australian Senate following the 2019 Australian federal election held on 18 May 2019.[1][2] Terms for newly elected senators representing the Australian states began on 1 July 2019. Terms for senators in the Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory began on the day of the election, 18 May 2019.[3]

Senator Party State End term Years in office
Eric Abetz   Liberal Tasmania 2022 1994–2022
Alex Antic   Liberal South Australia 2025 2019–present
Wendy Askew   Liberal Tasmania 2022 2019–present
Tim Ayres   Labor New South Wales 2025 2019–present
Cory Bernardi[c]   Independent South Australia 2022 2006–2020
Catryna Bilyk   Labor Tasmania 2025 2008–present
Simon Birmingham   Liberal South Australia 2022 2007–present
Andrew Bragg   Liberal New South Wales 2025 2019–present
Slade Brockman   Liberal Western Australia 2025 2017–present
Carol Brown   Labor Tasmania 2025 2005–present
Matt Canavan   Liberal National [o] Queensland 2022 2014–present
Kim Carr   Labor Victoria 2022 1993–2022
Michaelia Cash   Liberal Western Australia 2022 2008–present
Claire Chandler   Liberal Tasmania 2025 2019–present
Anthony Chisholm   Labor Queensland 2022 2016–present
Raff Ciccone   Labor Victoria 2025 2019–present
Richard Colbeck   Liberal Tasmania 2025 2002–2016, 2018–present
Mathias Cormann[d]   Liberal Western Australia 2022 2007–2020
Dorinda Cox[h]   Greens Western Australia 2022 2021–present
Perin Davey   National New South Wales 2025 2019–present
Richard Di Natale[f]   Greens Victoria 2022 2011–2020
Pat Dodson   Labor Western Australia 2025 2016–2024
Jonathon Duniam   Liberal Tasmania 2022 2016–present
Don Farrell   Labor South Australia 2022 2008–2014, 2016–present
Mehreen Faruqi   Greens New South Wales 2025 2018–present
David Fawcett   Liberal South Australia 2025 2011–present
Concetta Fierravanti-Wells   Liberal New South Wales 2022 2005–2022
Mitch Fifield [a]   Liberal Victoria 2022 2004–2019
Alex Gallacher [g]   Labor South Australia 2025 2011–2021
Katy Gallagher   Labor Australian Capital Territory 2022 2015–2018, 2019–present
Nita Green   Labor Queensland 2025 2019–present
Stirling Griff   Centre Alliance South Australia 2022 2016–2022
Karen Grogan [g]   Labor South Australia 2025 2021–present
Pauline Hanson   One Nation Queensland 2022 2016–present
Sarah Hanson-Young   Greens South Australia 2025 2008–present
Sarah Henderson[a]   Liberal Victoria 2022 2019–present
Hollie Hughes   Liberal New South Wales 2025 2019–present
Jane Hume   Liberal Victoria 2025 2016–present
Kristina Keneally[l]   Labor New South Wales 2022 2018–2022
Kimberley Kitching[k]   Labor Victoria 2022 2016–2022
Jacqui Lambie   Lambie Tasmania 2025 2014–2017, 2019–present
Sue Lines   Labor Western Australia 2022 2013–present
Jenny McAllister   Labor New South Wales 2022 2015–present
Malarndirri McCarthy   Labor Northern Territory 2022 2016–present
Susan McDonald   Liberal National [o] Queensland 2025 2019–present
James McGrath   Liberal National [p] Queensland 2022 2014–present
Bridget McKenzie   National Victoria 2022 2011–present
Nick McKim   Greens Tasmania 2025 2015–present
Andrew McLachlan[c]   Liberal South Australia 2022 2020–present
Sam McMahon   Country Liberal / Independent / LDP[j]   Northern Territory 2022 2019–2022
Greg Mirabella[i]   Liberal Victoria 2022 2021–2022
Jim Molan[b]   Liberal New South Wales 2022 2017–2019, 2019–2023
Deborah O'Neill   Labor New South Wales 2022 2013–present
Matt O'Sullivan   Liberal Western Australia 2025 2019–present
James Paterson   Liberal Victoria 2025 2016–present
Rex Patrick   Centre Alliance / Independent / Rex Patrick Team[e]   South Australia 2022 2017–2022
Marise Payne   Liberal New South Wales 2022 1997–2023
Helen Polley   Labor Tasmania 2022 2005–present
Louise Pratt   Labor Western Australia 2025 2008–2014, 2016–present
Gerard Rennick   Liberal National [p] Queensland 2025 2019–present
Linda Reynolds CSC   Liberal Western Australia 2025 2014–present
Janet Rice   Greens Victoria 2025 2014–present
Malcolm Roberts   One Nation Queensland 2025 2016–2017, 2019–present
Anne Ruston   Liberal South Australia 2025 2012–present
Scott Ryan[i]   Liberal Victoria 2022 2008–2021
Paul Scarr   Liberal National [p] Queensland 2025 2019–present
Zed Seselja   Liberal Australian Capital Territory 2022 2013–2022
Tony Sheldon   Labor New South Wales 2025 2019–present
Rachel Siewert[h]   Greens Western Australia 2022 2005–2021
Arthur Sinodinos AO[b]   Liberal New South Wales 2022 2011–2019
Ben Small[d][m]   Liberal Western Australia 2022 2020–2022, 2022
Dean Smith   Liberal Western Australia 2022 2012–present
Marielle Smith   Labor South Australia 2025 2019–present
Jordon Steele-John   Greens Western Australia 2025 2017–present
Glenn Sterle   Labor Western Australia 2022 2005–present
Jana Stewart[k]   Labor Victoria 2022 2022–present
Amanda Stoker   Liberal National [p] Queensland 2022 2018–2022
Lidia Thorpe[f]   Greens Victoria 2022 2020–present
Anne Urquhart   Labor Tasmania 2022 2011–present
David Van   Liberal Victoria 2025 2019–present
Jess Walsh   Labor Victoria 2025 2019–present
Larissa Waters   Greens Queensland 2025 2011–2017, 2018–present
Murray Watt   Labor Queensland 2022 2016–present
Peter Whish-Wilson   Greens Tasmania 2022 2012–present
Penny Wong   Labor South Australia 2022 2002–present


  1. ^ a b c Mitch Fifield resigned from the Senate on 16 August 2019 to become Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations. Former MP Sarah Henderson was appointed to fill the vacancy on 11 September 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Arthur Sinodinos resigned from the Senate on 11 November 2019 to become Australian Ambassador to the United States. Former Liberal Senator Jim Molan was appointed to fill the vacancy on 14 November 2019.
  3. ^ a b c Cory Bernardi resigned from the Senate on 20 January 2020. As Bernardi was elected as a Liberal Party member in 2016, his replacement must also be from the Liberal Party. Former President of the South Australian Legislative Council Andrew McLachlan was appointed to fill the vacancy on 6 February 2020.
  4. ^ a b c Mathias Cormann resigned from the Senate on 6 November 2020 to nominate for the position of Secretary-General of the OECD. Ben Small was appointed to fill the vacancy on 25 November 2020.
  5. ^ a b Rex Patrick resigned from Centre Alliance on 9 August 2020 and became an independent. In October 2020 he formed the Rex Patrick Team party, which was registered in January 2021.
  6. ^ a b c Richard Di Natale resigned from the Senate on 26 August 2020. Former member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly Lidia Thorpe was appointed to fill the vacancy on 4 September 2020.
  7. ^ a b c Alex Gallacher died on 29 August 2021. Karen Grogan was appointed to fill the vacancy on 21 September 2021.
  8. ^ a b c Rachel Siewert resigned from the Senate on 6 September 2021. Dorinda Cox was appointed to fill the vacancy on 14 September 2021.
  9. ^ a b c Scott Ryan resigned from the Senate on 13 October 2021. Greg Mirabella was appointed to fill the vacancy on 2 December 2021.
  10. ^ a b Sam McMahon was a member of the Country Liberal Party who sat with the National Party, until she resigned from the CLP on 28 January 2022 to sit as an independent. On 8 April 2022 she announced that she had joined the Liberal Democratic Party.
  11. ^ a b c Kimberley Kitching died on 10 March 2022. Jana Stewart was appointed to fill the vacancy on 6 April 2022.
  12. ^ a b Kristina Keneally resigned on 13 April 2022 to contest the lower house seat of Fowler. A replacement was not appointed to fill the vacancy as Keneally's seat was up for election and would expire on 30 June 2022.
  13. ^ a b Ben Small resigned on 15 April 2022 after discovering he was a citizen of New Zealand and ineligible to be a senator. He was nominated to replace himself on 18 May 2022.
  14. ^ The changes to the composition of the Senate, in chronological order, were Fifield resigned,[a] Sinodinos resigned,[b] Bernardi resigned,[c] Cormann resigned,[d] Patrick defected,[e] Di Natale resigned,[f] Gallacher died,[g] Siewert resigned,[h] Ryan resigned,[i] McMahon defected,[j] Kitching died,[k] Keneally resigned,[l] Small resigned.[m]
  15. ^ a b Member of the LNP who sits with the National Party.
  16. ^ a b c d Member of the LNP who sits with the Liberal Party.


  1. ^ "Senate candidates". AEC Tally Room. Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  2. ^ "All Senators". Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Senators—service expiry dates". Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 19 June 2019.[n]
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