Since its founding half-a-decade ago, the influence of the Pirate Party has been felt across the globe. Now the file-sharing movement has touched down downunder and while it fights for recognition and acceptance, Australia's capital city presents the party with a unique opportunity to gain seats in a parliament election.

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