You weren't able to vote for the Pirate Party at the last Federal Election. That was because the papers required to get the Pirate Party on the ballot at a Federal Level weren't filed in time. Not this time, though! The Pirate Party has now successfully registered for the 2013 Federal Election.
The Australian Pirate Party is now in the process of preparing policies and readying candidates for the as yet unannounced Federal Election.
Read the party's full announcement here.