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    Posted on 30 Oct 2015

    16 Dank As Hell Politics Halloween Costumes You Can Pull Out Of Your Arse

    Cheap, nasty, spooky, sexy. Last minute Halloween costumes to impress your awful friends.

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    1. Tony Abbott

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    With so many incarnations to choose from, why not combine a few of your favourite Abbott moments together?

    WHAT YOU NEED:

    - Suit

    - Blue tie

    - Sailor hat to be a captain's pick

    - Onion in case you get hungry

    - Big ears

    - Axe for axeing taxes

    MAKE IT SEXY:

    Ditch the suit and don the speedos.

    2. Jacqui Lambie

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    You could go a yellow scarf for Palmer-era Lambie, but we prefer Lambie 2.0. Also we didn't have a yellow scarf.

    WHAT YOU NEED:

    - Blazer

    - Light pink lipstick

    - Scarf

    - Hair scraped back

    MAKE IT SEXY:

    - Hook up with a sexy tradie

    3. Malcolm Turnbull

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    Always wanted to be rich and famous but lack both the wealth and notoriety? Use Halloween as your one day in the year to experience the lifestyles of the rich and famous, just like Malcolm Turnbull!

    WHAT YOU NEED:

    - Cardboard ferry

    - Glasses for gesticulating

    - Money necklace

    - Brown leather jacket

    MAKE IT SEXY:

    - Undo a few more shirt buttons and show off that silver chest hair.

    - Imitate the splashes of ocean water from the ferry by pouring champagne all over yourself.

    - Splash that cash daddy

    4. Housing Bubble

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    Because let's face it, right now it's the only house you can afford.

    WHAT YOU NEED

    - Cardboard

    - Textas

    - Bubbles

    MAKE IT A COUPLES COSTUME:

    - One person go as the house, the other as bubbles with a skirt made of balloons

    - Or have your partner come as a Chinese investor! (Don't do this)

    5. Tampon Tax

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    The scariest thing for politicians was saying the word "tampons" during this debate, so these spooky tampon ghost earrings are perfect!

    WHAT YOU NEED:

    - Tampons

    - Earrings

    - Black texta for eyes, or use a black sticker or stick-on googly eyes

    Tease out the bottom and fluff it up a bit add eyes and tape the string up the back so you can hang it off your earrings.

    MAKE IT SEXY:

    - Make a skimpy skirt out of tampons.

    MAKE IT A COUPLES COSTUME:

    - Go as a werewolf and a full moon cup.

    6. Philip Ruddock's Snapchat

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    Rock up to the house party as the Father of the House!

    WHAT YOU NEED:

    - Bald cap

    - Fake spider webs for hair

    - Suit

    - Rainbow (we found a rainbow tie but you could use streamers)

    MAKE IT SEXY:

    - Impossible to make it sexier tbh.

    7. Leaky Cabinet

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    Make handles out of cutlery and then fill your cabinet with leeks! Make it extra dank by getting someone else at the party to leak about your costume ahead of time.

    WHAT YOU NEED

    - Cardboard box

    - Two spoons

    - A leek

    MAKE IT SEXY:

    - Don't wear anything under the box

    8. Wyatt Roy

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    Disrupt the party by dressing up as the youngest ever parliamentarian! You can even spit the dummy IRL.

    WHAT YOU NEED:

    - Big baby costume

    - Novelty bottle

    Alternatively, make a bib and bonnet out of fabric.

    MAKE IT SEXY:

    - Do not make this sexy.

    9. Pistol & Boo Depp

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    They're the pooches who faced death at the hands of Australia's agriculture minister.

    WHAT YOU NEED:

    - Two pictures of dogs, or toy dogs, or actual dogs. We used pictures from a dog calendar we had lying around the office.

    MAKE IT SEXY:

    - Hook up with someone dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow.

    10. Pauline Hanson

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    Australia's most iconic fish and chip shop owner, go to your party as the founder of One Nation and bust out those infamous catchphrases.

    WHAT YOU NEED:

    - Red wig

    - Thongs

    - Just go nuts at a souvenir store

    MAKE IT SEXY:

    - Ditch the clothes and drape yourself in the flag like a true patriot.

    11. Salim Mehajer

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    The western Sydney mayor who put on Australia's most outrageously lavish wedding. Do it this year because no-one will know who he is in 2016.

    WHAT YOU NEED:

    - Sharp suit

    - Brown makeup for beard

    - Eyebrow pencil

    - Glasses

    - Cigar

    MAKE IT A COUPLE'S COSTUME

    - Get your loving wife to stand a few metres behind you when you announce your bid for prime ministership.

    12. WorkChoices

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    WorkChoices: Dead, buried, cremated. OR IS IT A SPOOKY SKELETON??

    WHAT YOU NEED:

    - Skeleton costume (We got one for $30 off because it was mouldy)

    - Piece of paper that says Workchoices on it

    MAKE IT SEXY:

    - Get the cabinet and go as the skeleton in a politician's closet.

    13. Peter Dutton

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    Capture the moment Potato Dutton realised his global warming joke was picked up by a live mic!

    WHAT YOU NEED:

    - Gaffa tape

    - A potato

    - Balaclava (we used the skeleton head and turned it back to front)

    - Broom painted black for a boom mic

    MAKE IT A COUPLE'S COSTUME:

    - Get your mate to get a purple shirt on and point out your boom mic to everyone every time you say something offensive/dumb.

    14. Bronwyn Bishop

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    The former speaker with the expenses scandal that rocked a nation. She's had to downgrade from a private chartered helicopter to a helicopter hat since she was sacked.

    WHAT YOU NEED:

    - Pearls

    - Blazer

    - Helicopter cap

    MAKE IT SEXY:

    - Let your beehive down and show some skin.

    15. Carbon Tax

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    Axe the tax! The carbon tax that is. Ooh, don't you get it?

    WHAT YOU NEED:

    - Axe

    - Sign

    - Zombie outfit

    This one's more of the icing on top of an already spooky Halloween costume. Substitute carbon tax sign for any other number of dismantled policies.

    16. John Howard DJs Like A Mad Cunt

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    It's Australia's greatest ever meme!

    WHAT YOU NEED:

    - Bald cap

    - Fake spider web for hair

    - Suit

    - Old man glasses

    - Headphones

    MAKE IT SEXY:

    - Bring your own decks and your best Howard impersonation and you'll definitely go home with your very own Jeanette.

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