The election campaign is over, but the effects of racist campaigning roll on in Melbourne's western suburbs and beyond.
Can you tell the difference between the next Motoring Enthusiast Party and your average enthusiastic motorist?
Victorian Labor has been fairly consistent in its reticence to let go of group voting tickets.
Crikey examines micro-party machinations for clues about possible Victorian election preference deals.
Crikey readers discuss the ABC, micro-parties and the government's climate policy.
With a flurry of directors and other office-bearers in a week-long period, the fledgling United Australia Party might need more than a dose of common sense to come good, writes freelance journalist Tom Ravlic.
Cory Bernardi was headed for electoral disaster with his one-man Australian Conservative band. But with the help of Family First, he could become a force to be reckoned with.
From Fluoride Free WA to the party still determined to make daylight savings happen, here are the micro-parties hoping to win Sandgropers' hearts (and votes).