The 'paranoid style' of the Australian far-right limits its possibilities for growth, but online organisation has allowed it to infiltrate mainstream politics.
Despite attempts to import its ideas, evangelical Christianity has never held the same political appeal in Australia as it does in the United States.
Libertarianism is a minority concern in Australian politics, but it offers a philosophical framework to understand contemporary social and economic challenges.
Tony Abbott's supporters are derided as delusional conservatives, but they have immense political impact and are determined to bring down Malcolm Turnbull.
The battle between liberals and conservatives continues to split the Liberal Party, but its past heroes would find the ideological division puzzling.