The Australian Greens are pleased to announce that former Tasmanian Greens Leader Nick McKim has been elected by a ballot of members to become the next Greens Senator for Tasmania. Mr McKim will fill a casual vacancy in the Senate, created by the resignation of Christine Milne.
Australian Greens Senator for Tasmania, Peter Whish-Wilson, enthusiastically welcomes the pre-selection of Nick McKim for the impending Senate vacancy made by the imminent retirement of Senator Christine Milne.
Senator Whish-Wilson said, “The Greens members have made a superb choice in pre-selecting Nick McKim to partner with me in representing Tasmania in the Senate.
“Nick is one of the most accomplished and experienced politicians to be pre-selected for a Senate position in our party’s history.