Fred Nile’s Christian Democrat Party (CDP) is really losing the religious plot. On Saturday, Nile issued a press release entitled “NO MORE MUSLIMS” in which Fred Nile announced he wanted a ten-year ban on Muslim immigration to allow more Middle Eastern Christians into Australia.

Then on Monday, Nile announced the CDP's preference scheme, which would give second preference to the Liberals "in a number of agreed Lower House Seats". In other seats, preferences would go to Labor "to prevent the Greens or Muslims winning Seats in the … Lower House".