It has the power to remove Officers, overturn its decisions, direct actions, and fill casual vacancies.
Half the Senators retired as their terms expired, and there was one casual vacancy.
This page is about casual vacancies in the Australian Parliament.
The election also filled a casual vacancy, for the remaining three years of a 2007-2011 term.
It was the first casual vacancy to occur since the reform of the Legislative Council in 2006.
Kim Chance was appointed to the resulting casual vacancy on 18 March 1992.
The Commons has the right to fill casual vacancies by calling a by-election.
Eddie Obeid was appointed to the resulting casual vacancy on the same day.
We assert our right to follow the same procedure should there be a casual vacancy from the Commission during its five-year mandate.
Robert Brown was appointed to the resulting casual vacancy on 3 May.