Federal Election 2019: Meet The Great Australian Party

Summary

Website: https://www.thegreataustralianparty.com.au/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/greataustralianparty/
Slogans:
For the restoration of the Commonwealth.
Themes: Another One Nation spin-off party, but taking the libertarian route rather than the white supremacy route. Conspiracy theorists. Possibly sovereign citizens.
Electorate:
Upper House: NSW, QLD, SA, VIC, WA
Lower House: Bean, Casey, Fraser, Newcastle, O’Connor
Preferences: The Great Australian Party has gone above and beyond in their preferencing, drat them, though not all the way to the bottom of the ballot.  Their top picks include the Democratic Labour Party, the Christian Democrats, Fraser Anning’s Conservative National Party, the Australian Conservatives, the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers, and the CEC.  Rise Up Australia, Love Australia or Leave, Katter’s Australian Party, the Australian Christians and the Liberal Democrats are also popular choices.  Their tickets generally stop at the Coalition.

Did you notice what was missing from this roll-call of conservative Christian and right wing nationalist parties?  That’s right – Pauline Hanson’s One Nation is noticeably absent.  I think someone is still feeling cross at having been kicked out…

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