More than 400,000 Australians chose to vote for One Nation in the Senate.
Jenna Price is a columnist for The Canberra Times and Daily Life, and a senior lecturer in journalism at the University of Technology, Sydney.
Even though I had already completed my duty, I couldn't keep away.
The increase in pre-poll voting has been massive, largely due to the timing of the election.
I love it when I get a phone call from a pollster. I have things to say and people to whom I want to say them. When I say people, I mean politicians.
All I want is politicians who can express sympathy for the victims of crime.
No matter how little our government wants to tell us, we know that women on Nauru are being violated every single day.
Finally, a group of women have put together a list of demands on the government. If governments take any notice, they will have loyal voters.
They arrive at your door, usually in pairs, dressed in colourful T-shirts, to get you to sign up.
The federal government continues to push a sickness tax. If you are sick, you will pay more for being sick. No-one will be immune.
One of the world's most heartless immigration ministers – now the federal treasurer – refuses to apologise when he's wrong.