Who remembers these guys? Macro spruiked them as the next big thing like four years ago. I was curious about how they did in the election so I went to the ABC vote totals that showed how all the parties did, and scrolled down the list. Waaaay down the list.
3000 votes, holy shit they are dead. No one GAF.
Here’s the truth: if you drew a venn diagram of the people who want to cut immigration levels and people who cared about environmental issues, the over lapping circle would consist of about… 3000 people nationwide. And that’s how many people voted for SAP. Even if they had a good marketing team or whatever no one would vote for this party.
Lefties SUPER HATE THEM too lol, I saw on FB a while ago some Newtown types referring to them as a Nazi party. Advocate for any degree of immigration reduction FOR ANY REASON and this is exactly the reception you get. You cannot win.
Thinking about it, why is Australia’s immigration restriction movement so DOA? I have NFI whether United Australia or even One Nation any more want to reduce migration levels or not, but one possible reason could be b/c they’re so split up between 5050 different parties they hardly ever manage to get a seat, at least in the Senate. They would likely never get a seat in the Reps bc for some reason people who support these parties are always dispersed everywhere, unlike Greens, who are all concentrated in the same electorates and thus can actually get elected to the Reps. Despite this, if you add up United Australia + One Nation together that’s like 10+% of the vote, almost as many as the Greens.
But it still doesn’t matter. People just don’t care about this issue, abstract arguments about traffic congestion and demand for housing and whatever are incomprehensible, abstracted and boring to the average person. There’s no appetite for migration restriction unfortunately amongst retard Australians and that’s not even considering the fact that this stuff is political poison. SAP has gone to the grave yard where it was always inevitably headed.