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James Paterson’s policies on economic issues

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average Australian voter ranked them on the quiz.


the Economy  ›  Sunday Double Wages

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday?

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseYes, and adjust it every year according to inflation

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Mining Water Use

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

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseMore

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidise Australian farmers?

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Negative Gearing

Should the government ban negative gearing?

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe trade unions help or hurt the economy?

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseHelp, but ban their ability to make political donations

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Rent Tax

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

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

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

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  ABCC

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

JP>JP  James Paterson voterbaseYes