“The last Senate election was widely criticised. Australians were astonished to see people elected to the Senate whose primary votes were a fraction in the case of one senator from Victoria, about half of 1% of the vote … I think Australians were shocked by some of the results of the election." Malcolm Turnbull, February 2016
“If your local vote is for Labor, Greens or an independent, and you are in one of the 20 or so key battleground seats across the country, it is a vote for the chaos of a hung parliament." Malcolm Turnbull, June 2016
Don’t turn your back. Don’t look away. And don’t blink. You’ll miss another crisis.
Federal politics is now so chaotic it may be time to think about writing off the 45th parliament altogether.