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Adam Bandt’s policies on economic issues

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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 votersYes

the Economy  ›  Sunday Double Wages

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday?

  Adam Bandt votersYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Adam Bandt votersYes, but provide treatment for those testing positive

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Adam Bandt votersYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the government raise taxes on the rich?

  Adam Bandt votersYes


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the Economy  ›  Mining Water Use

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

  Adam Bandt votersYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

  Party’s support baseFewer

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Australia raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Adam Bandt votersRaise

the Economy  ›  Turnball Tax Cut

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

  Adam Bandt votersNo

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

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidise Australian farmers?

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

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Adam Bandt votersYes

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe trade unions help or hurt the economy?

  Adam Bandt votersHelp

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

  Adam Bandt votersYes

the Economy  ›  Negative Gearing

Should the government ban negative gearing?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Party’s support baseNo

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

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  Adam Bandt votersNo

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Rent Tax

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

  Adam Bandt votersYes, close loopholes and increase mining taxes

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  ABCC

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

  Party influenceNo

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Adam Bandt votersYes