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.
When does a party have to include disclosure? Why can't ads use footage of Parliament? And where do dank memes fit in?
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.
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.
Crikey readers talk micro-parties and whether we got what we deserved.
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".
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.
Democrats back on the scene ... Sex Party trumps One Nation ... senior public servants over-loaded ...
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.