In the last few years, the far right of the political spectrum has been taking up a disconcertingly large space in the public discourse. Please "enjoy" part one of our catalogue of the fractious, pitiful and scary parties of the far right in Australia, including a brief summary of exactly how worried you should be about each group.

Antipodean Resistance (2016 -- present)

The explicitly Nazi youth group Antipodean Resistance has made international news for targeting universities with xenophobic, anti-Semitic, Islamophobic and queerphobic propaganda, particularly during this year’s marriage equality postal vote. Their website is full of photos of the lads holding swastika flags, doing Nazi salutes, and -- brave Aryan warriors that they are -- using cartoon skulls to hide their identities.