Boring election? Alliance of Sex and Cannabis parties aims to change all that
One upside to new Senate voting rules is that they have driven a micro-party alliance giving rise to Australia’s first apparently irresistible political platform: sex, drugs and rock’n’roll.
The Australian Sex party and the Marijuana (Hemp) party – in a liaison aimed at corralling the progressive end of the minor party vote – are running their “joint ticket” in all states and territories except New South Wales and Victoria.
Australian Sex Party announce Pat Sheil as candidate for Grayndler
Pat Sheil is a 59-year-old journalist, author, playwright and enthusiastic political maverick.
He is thrilled to be running as the Australian Sex Party's candidate for the NSW seat of Grayndler, having contested the past four Federal elections as an independent in the Federal Division of Wentworth, now held by the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull.