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From its clubhouses in Melbourne and Sydney, the Lads Society promotes drug-free living and exercise — and “white resistance” and Islamophobia, according to online statements and interviews with two of its leaders.

One of Australia’s most high-profile extremist groups, its members last year infiltrated the youth arm of the National Party, part of the ruling coalition government, before being exposed and ejected due to their far-right views.

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