The Greens have been almost completely removed from Victoria's upper house. But it's good news for Labor.
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Micro-parties in Western Australia are making the most of a complicated system to harvest preferences, and it could be enough for some of the wackiest to get up.
When Ricky Muir came into the Senate, everyone expected him to vote with the Coalition, at least on national security. Boy, were they wrong. Crikey intern Aron Lewin and writer-at-large Guy Rundle explain.
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