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Reform win in NSW Liberals just the first step

Bernard Keane July 24, 2017 6 Comments

Regardless of the current political context, parties must find a way to engage their memberships. The NSW Liberals have taken a first step to do that.

Why do we vote like it’s 1999?

Why do we vote like it’s 1999?

Sally Whyte June 9, 2016 1 Comment

When does a party have to include disclosure? Why can't ads use footage of Parliament? And where do dank memes fit in?

Exclusive: Fraser’s progressive vision for a new political party

Exclusive: Fraser’s progressive vision for a new political party

Sally Whyte March 26, 2015 20 Comments

Malcolm Fraser was avidly working on founding a new political party, Renew Australia, founded on the principles of social justice, progressive democracy and escaping the long arm of the United States.

Party time: will Xenophon be able to launch a national brand?

Party time: will Xenophon be able to launch a national brand?

Crikey December 12, 2014 2 Comments

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon has announced plans to form his own political party. But will his popularity in South Australia translate to a national party? Freelance journalist Casey Briggs reports from South Australia.

Motoring Enthusiasts exactly what we — and Abbott — deserve

Crikey September 10, 2013 3 Comments

Crikey readers talk micro-parties and whether we got what we deserved.

Privacy and media

Crikey August 14, 2013

Crikey readers have their say on privacy and journalists collecting their information, the disadvantages of being a small party and the meaning of "huis clos".

It’s party time: September 7 will be a voters’ smorgasbord

It’s party time: September 7 will be a voters’ smorgasbord

Crikey August 6, 2013 1 Comment

There are more political parties contesting this election than ever before. Is that a win for democracy -- or democratic overkill? Crikey intern Henry Belot asks some experts.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey July 19, 2013

Democrats back on the scene ... Sex Party trumps One Nation ... senior public servants over-loaded ...

The party’s over: which clubs have the most members?

The party’s over: which clubs have the most members?

Cathy Alexander July 18, 2013 17 Comments

Australia's political parties are on the nose as they desperately try to sandbag dwindling membership. Crikey has investigated which parties, teams and clubs have the most members -- and you might be surprised at the results.

Bombs away on defeating the surveillance state

Crikey June 12, 2013 2 Comments

Crikey readers vent their spleens about asylum seekers, the Outdoor Recreation Party and civil disobedience in the wake of the NSA surveillance scandal.