Micro Parties in the Senate - Dangerous or Democratic?

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Minor parties and independents are an increasingly prominent part of the Australian Senate. Collectively referred to as the “crossbench”, these Senators often hold the balance of power, as neither the government nor the opposition hold a majority of seats in the Senate. Accordingly, the results of the upcoming federal election will be critical to the way in which the 46th Parliament will operate.

Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Machinery of Government
Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2019
Externally publishedYes


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