A tipster tells us that the Australian Electoral Commission’s website has been updated, and its “practice voting” tool now reflects the changes to Senate voting rules. People who are incredibly nerdy can have a go at numbering six preferences above the line for parties named after different weather events. There’s the “Mist Party”, the “Humid Party” and the “Breeze Party” — but no “Hot Air Party”.

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