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Jane Hume’s Policies



the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbasePro-choice

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorist Citizenship

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

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?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Sunday Double Wages

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Aboriginal recognition

Should the constitution recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo, more research is needed to measure the long term effects of fracking

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Nurse to Patient Ratios

Should nurse to patient ratios be increased?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the government raise taxes on the rich?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseLower the income tax rate and remove all existing tax loopholes for large corporations

the Environment  ›  Coal Seam Gas

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo, we should provide more funding for renewable energy instead

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo, but we should ban immigrants from “high risk” countries

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Pill Testing at Music Festivals

Do you support drug testing at live music festivals?

JH>JH  Jane Hume 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?

JH>JH  Jane Hume 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?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo, but we should spend more to increase our border security

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Australia raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseKeep current rates but eliminate deductions and loop holes

Crime  ›  Adler A110 Ban

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Boat Immigrants

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatisation

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseLess, and provide more government funding

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Turnball Tax Cut

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo, not until we reduce our national debt

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should Australia accept refugees from Syria?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes, but only after extensive background checks and continuous monitoring to ensure they have no terrorist connections

the Economy  ›  National Broadband Network

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

Education  ›  University Funding

Should universities set their own fees?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Safe Schools

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Live Exports

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo, sentence them to life in prison without parole instead

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes, this system guarantees healthcare for everyone

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume 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?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes, drug abuse should be treated as a health issue, not a criminal issue

Domestic Policy  ›  GP Visits

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Negative Gearing

Should the government ban negative gearing?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

the Environment  ›  Uranium

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  High Speed Rail

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  U.S. Military Bases

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes, 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?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

the Environment  ›  Nuclear Waste

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit

Social  ›  Parental Leave

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Lock Out Laws

Do you support lock out laws?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Housing Bubble

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Hospitals

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume 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?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  ABCC

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

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Monarchy

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic?

JH>JH  Jane Hume voterbaseNo