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The Rise and Fall of Minor Political Parties in Australia

King, Thomas Francis


This thesis contributes to the political science literature by exploring why minor parties arise and decline. This thesis explores the rise of Australian minor parties in Australia from the time of the Labor ‘Split’ in 1955 that led to the formation of the DLP through to the rise and continuing rise of the Australian Greens in the 1990s and beyond. In that time the Australian Democrats emerged in 1977 and in 1996 and 1997 Pauline Hanson’s One Nation first...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Thesis (MPhil)
DOI: 10.25911/5d6120ba13c6a


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