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the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

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

  Party influenceNo

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Kevin Bailey voterbasePro-choice, I don’t agree but the government has no right to ban it

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes, as long as they pass the same background checks as straight couples


the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorist Citizenship

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes, and the government should regulate the price of all prescription drugs

the Environment  ›  Foreign Land Ownership

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

  Kevin Bailey 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?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes, and ban all disposable products that are not made of at least 75% of biodegradable material

Domestic Policy  ›  Aboriginal recognition

Should the constitution recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Sunday Double Wages

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Internet Regulation

Should the government regulate the internet?

  Party influenceNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Universal Dental Care

Are you in favour of universal dental care?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo, more research is needed to measure the long term effects of fracking

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should Australia maintain a presence at the United Nations?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Nurse to Patient Ratios

Should nurse to patient ratios be increased?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the government raise taxes on the rich?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseLower the income tax rate and remove all existing tax loopholes for large corporations

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo, but we should ban immigrants from “high risk” countries

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Should the death penalty be reinstated?

  Party influenceNo

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Pill Testing at Music Festivals

Do you support drug testing at live music festivals?

  Kevin Bailey 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?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Mining Water Use

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo, but we should spend more to increase our border security

Immigration  ›  Boat Immigrants

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseMore

Crime  ›  Adler A110 Ban

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes, this gun’s availability would put the public at risk of a mass shooting

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Australia raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseRaise

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatisation

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseLess, and there should be no privatization of the healthcare industry

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Turnball Tax Cut

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

  Party influenceYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Woman Quotas

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should Australia accept refugees from Syria?

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes, but only for medical use

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Party influenceNo

the Economy  ›  National Broadband Network

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

  Party influenceNo

Social  ›  Safe Schools

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

Education  ›  University Funding

Should universities set their own fees?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo, and univerisity education should be free for all citizens

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Live Exports

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo, sentence them to life in prison without parole instead

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

  Party influenceNo

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseDecrease

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe trade unions help or hurt the economy?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseHelp, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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

  Kevin Bailey 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?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  GP Visits

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Negative Gearing

Should the government ban negative gearing?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  ISIS Ground Troops

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Uranium

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  High Speed Rail

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Party influenceNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Australian flag?

  Party influenceYes

Foreign Policy  ›  U.S. Military Bases

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Kevin Bailey 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?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Lock Out Laws

Do you support lock out laws?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Nuclear Waste

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo, we should build more prisons

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Australia increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseDecrease

the Economy  ›  Rent Tax

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Australia increase or decrease military spending?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseIncrease

Domestic Policy  ›  Housing Bubble

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Healthcare  ›  Hospitals

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Egypt

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Free Trade

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits for Senators?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  ABCC

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Monarchy

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic?

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseNo

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

  Kevin Bailey voterbaseYes