The crises that have enveloped both state and federal Greens in the last 12 months could give the major parties a run for their money.
Crikey readers discuss the Victorian upper house results and pork barrelling in Nationals electorates.
In one of the strangest and most dogged elections in recent memory, Crikey takes a look at the candidates who, due to one scandal or another, couldn't go the distance.
Labor and the Greens in both NSW and Victoria have forfeited their right to the support of progressives.
From Ripon to the Latrobe Valley: the places around Victoria we expect to be most hotly contested in Saturday's Victorian election.
She's a former social worker who was leading the Greens before she'd spent a second in Parliament; can Samantha Ratnam secure the Greens the balance of power?
Conflict is widening in the Victorian Greens as stakes get bigger on the national stage, writes Guy Rundle.
Bernie Finn fires up ... headlining CEO raises a few questions ... Melbourne's hipsters unfairly targeted once again