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the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Adam Bandt voterbasePro-choice

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes


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Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorist Citizenship

Should citizens lose their citizenship if they join a terrorist organization in a foreign country?

  Party’s support baseYes, as long as the organization is internationally recognized as a terrorist group

Social  ›  Euthanasia

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Foreign Land Ownership

Should the government allow the sale of Australian agricultural land and water to foreign buyers?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Aboriginal recognition

Should the constitution recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Sunday Double Wages

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Internet Regulation

Should the government regulate the internet?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Universal Dental Care

Are you in favour of universal dental care?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes, as long as it is safe for them to return to their country

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes, test anyone receiving money from the government including employees and politicians

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should Australia maintain a presence at the United Nations?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Nurse to Patient Ratios

Should nurse to patient ratios be increased?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the government raise taxes on the rich?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Coal Seam Gas

Should the government allow Coal Seam Gas (CSG) projects in Australia?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Should the death penalty be reinstated?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes, but the government should provide free language learning courses

Social  ›  Pill Testing at Music Festivals

Do you support drug testing at live music festivals?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes, but it should only cover very basic and simple topics

the Economy  ›  Mining Water Use

If their projects involve water, should coal companies be subject to additional government regulations?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Australia?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Boat Immigrants

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  North Korea Military Strikes

Should Australia conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities?

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

  Party’s support baseFewer

Crime  ›  Adler A110 Ban

Should the government ban the import of the Adler A110 lever-action shotgun?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Australia raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseRaise

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should Australia accept refugees from Syria?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatisation

Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseLess

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Turnball Tax Cut

Do you support Malcolm Turnbull’s $50 billion corporate tax cut?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Woman Quotas

Should political parties be required to run a certain percentage of women candidates?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Whaling

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidise Australian farmers?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

  Party’s support baseNo, the government should not determine what is fake or real news

the Economy  ›  National Broadband Network

Should the Australian government continue to invest billions of dollars into the development of the National Broadband Network?

  Party’s support baseYes, a national high-speed fibre optic network is crucial for the future of Australia's economy

Social  ›  Safe Schools

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Education  ›  University Funding

Should universities set their own fees?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Live Exports

Should the government allow the export of live animals to foreign countries?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

Should Australia increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?

  Party’s support baseIncrease

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes, but producers should not be able to patent seeds

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe trade unions help or hurt the economy?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseHelp

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

Should immigrants to Australia be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Niqāb

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  GP Visits

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Negative Gearing

Should the government ban negative gearing?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Political Party Subsidies

Should political parties receive money from the government?

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  ISIS Ground Troops

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo, it should be raised

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo, and disallow politicians that are under investigation for a crime

Domestic Policy  ›  High Speed Rail

Should the federal government invest in the construction of a high speed rail?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Australian flag?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

the Environment  ›  Uranium

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  U.S. Military Bases

Should Australia allow the U.S. to operate military bases located in Australia.

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?

  Party’s support baseYes, and drastically increase taxes and import tariffs on outsourcing businesses

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in Australia, have the right to vote?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo, and political campaigns should be publicly funded

Social  ›  Parental Leave

Should parental leave payments increase based on the mother's wage?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Lock Out Laws

Do you support lock out laws?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Nuclear Waste

Do you support building a nuclear waste storage facility in the Northern Territory?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Australia increase or decrease military spending?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseDecrease

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes, but they must perform community service on a daily basis

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Australia increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseIncrease

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Rent Tax

Do you support an increase in the mineral resources rent tax?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes, close loopholes and increase mining taxes

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should Australian citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Housing Bubble

Should the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) raise interest rates to prevent a housing bubble?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Hospitals

Should hospitals continue to be funded on fee-for-service model?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes, this helps keeps costs at a standardised rate nationwide

Foreign Policy  ›  Egypt

Should Australia back the Egyptian military's crackdown against the muslim brotherhood?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits for Senators?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

Education  ›  Public School

Should the federal government turn over school funding to the states?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  ABCC

Should the government reinstate the Building and Construction Commission (ABCC)?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Monarchy

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

  Adam Bandt voterbaseNo