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Sex Party Announces Queensland Senate Candidates

The Australian Sex Party has announced its Queensland Senate candidates for the upcoming federal election.

They are Joel Murray, a 29 year old Brisbane arts administrator and law student and Kirsty Patten, sister of the Sex Party’s President and Victorian Senate candidate, Fiona Patten. It is believed that this may be the first time two sisters have run for the Australian Senate together.

The party will campaign vigorously to have marijuana legalized, taxed and regulated in Queensland as well as focusing on abortion law reform, legalizing euthanasia and same sex marriage.

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Australian Christians Sex Up Their ‘Team’ Photo

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The Australian Christians, a new political party running on biblical principles, has issued a racy photo of their team to promote the party on its website. The group photo features girls in mini skirts, cut off shorts and midriff tops.

Last month the Australian Christians wrote in their national newsletter that, "unless Christians take urgent action now, after the September Federal Election, we will all hear the shrill voices of the Sex Party advocating for pornography and legalised prostitution."

Sex Party President Fiona Patten  said that the photo of the Christian Party team appeared on the Australian Christian website on their ‘About’ page which also espouses the party’s core values of ‘honesty and integrity’ and ‘being fair dinkum’. “I was astounded to find the same photograph on the Shutterstock photo library website”, she said.

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Abandon All Religious Texts for Swearing Oaths

The Australian Sex Party has called on the government to abandon religious texts for official oath swearing saying they are not worth the paper they are written on. The call comes following criticisms of Labor MP Ed Husic, for choosing to be sworn into the new Rudd Ministry with a copy of the Koran rather than the traditional bible.

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Controversial Political Play Opens to Full House

A political play that could hold a few insights into the outcome of the federal election, opens tonight in Canberra to a packed audience. The Major Minor Party opens for a four day season at the Canberra Theatre and charts the launch of the Australian Sex Party from humble roots in the industrial suburb of Fyshwick to national debates on morality and drugs with other minor parties like Family First and Fred Nile’s Christian Democrats. Needless to say, warnings abound.

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Small Parties Decimated, Now Gutted

Small political parties in Australia who do not have millionaire backers, are now facing further financial hardship following the government’s new funding and disclosure Bill. The government doubled election nomination fees last month in a move which will financially devastate many minor parties.

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