I have mixed feelings about the Sex Party. Has anyone guessed my secret favourite one-issue party yet? And now we come to the political party that makes everyone giggle when they hear about it — the Australian Sex Party. After two and a half years of success in the Victorian Parliament and several tilts at federal politics, the national Sex Party will become the Reason Party. Quite aside from the entertainment value, it sends the message that this is a party that wants to listen to its constituents. We're tipping our hats to Fiona Patten and the Australian Sex Party for putting out the best April Fools Day joke today, after they sent a press release announcing a merger with the Shooters and Fishers Party. Ms Patten has enjoyed success from the Victorian Upper House crossbench, securing protester buffer zones around abortion clinics and pressuring the Government on Uber laws.
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The only people who lose out of this are organised crime. Show us how you can afford to do it" -- what she calls socially progressive but economically prudent. We need to take urgent action to stop this continuing to be a political football. This is an interesting ticket, because the bottom half of it is a pretty close match to my own leftie preferences, but the top half has a few oddballs in it. Tristram Chellew, a former Sex Party candidate, says the change has brought new energy to the party, which he describes as a centrist party due to its pragmatism and ability to work across the political spectrum without being held hostage to ideological purity.
The public education system should be secular in nature and not provide for any religious instruction whatsoever. Our focus is on community development and long-term strategies to improve the standard of people living with mental health conditions. ABORTION Edit There should be national pregnancy termination laws along the same lines as divorce law which allow for legal, no-fault and guilt-free processes for women seeking an abortion. Loading comments… Trouble loading? Tony Nagy investigates.
Close icon Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. The three proposed policies are 3-hour tickets on public transport, bicycle helmet freedom, and motorcycle filtering in traffic, and yes, I voted — for the three hour tickets. Young activists sporting shirts emblazoned with cheeky slogans such as "The Australian Sex Party: where you come first" or "We're serious about sex", are known to follow voters for entire city blocks in a bid to secure their vote. We want more human beings in our parliament, and human beings are imperfect. The party, founded in on a foundation of civil libertarianism, was born out of the Eros Foundation, a group representing brothels, adult stores and other parts of the sex trade. Mayne says Patten has proved to be a hard-working, evidence-based politician. Tony Nagy, LLB BA, is a former journalist and political adviser, and works as a business consultant and public policy advocate.