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@9VTB2BFIndependent answered…5mos

There's too much discrimination involved in this issue. If they are gonna do it, then all people receiving tax payer funded benefits/public officials should get tested.

@9THGKBXLiberal Democrat answered…9mos

No, welfare can be used to prevent drug users from committing crimes to get money for dugs.

@9HMQLGLUnited Australia answered…1yr

Yes, test anyone receiving money from the government including employees and politicians. Also provide treatment to those who test positive

@9HLYQ9DReason answered…1yr

No, only if they have a criminal history related to drugs and provide treatments

Yes, but only if it is to have treatment provided to those testing positive.

@9MKZKTFAnimal Justice answered…1yr

Why? If they are not behaving appropriately, not doing their job, there are others means of action

@9MCHBRWNick Xenophon Team answered…1yr

It’s dependant on their situation. Those not actively seeking a job and relying on welfare should.

@9JNXM29Animal Justice answered…1yr

Yes, and terminate benefits, but provide treatment for anyone testing positive

@9ZD8N8QLabor answered…1wk

Situational, and even if tested positive still provide treatment

@9YKHMF5Health Australia answered…2mos

Yes, provide treatment for those who tested positive, however, those who refuse should be terminated from the benefits (Abusing the welfare benefits). This includes employees and politicians.

@9Y989CDLiberal Democrat answered…2mos

No, unless they have children and/or have a criminal history relating to drug abuse

@9XQ2PY3Liberal answered…3mos

Where do we draw the line. How do they get the right support and care needed.

@PatWavesHelloLabor answered…3mos

Yes, test anyone receiving money from the government including employees and politicians, and provide treatment for those testing positive

@9WRM2Y5Pirate Party answered…4mos

Yes, but only if they are committing crimes whilst on welfare.

@9WFLNPHBetter Families answered…4mos

No, everyone has a right to live a basic quality of life regardless of circumstances

@9WCLZGLGreen answered…5mos

Yes, and if they are tested positive the money that is being given should be taken away because that money could be used on many other things instead of somebody's drug use.

@9W3Y737Reason answered…5mos

Yes, but give a grace period of a month to get clean if positive and reapply the test, if positive again, cut benefits. If not positive, add a mandatory once monthly testing for a year to keep benefits, if positive in that time, benefits are terminated.

@9VXRB92Green answered…5mos

Yes, but must provide counseling, rehabilitation and psychological services.

@9VR9RBMAnimal Justice answered…6mos

Yes they should be tested. But they should be provided free care and help instead of their funds being removed and they should not be charged with criminal activity.

@9VPYQHWAnimal Justice answered…6mos

it should be mandatory for any welfare recipient who tests positive be given assistance in a manor they agree with

@9VPJ2RDScience answered…6mos

No, they should probably be tested on things in the syllabus, such as the parts of a cell or when the french revolution was.

@9VPG3SFIndependent answered…6mos

Yes, they should be supported to safely become sober or take these drugs if there is not another solution

@9VM48RRGreen answered…6mos

Yes, test anyone receiving money from the government including employees and politicians and if positive, provide treatment.

@ViscusLabor answered…7mos

In certain circumstances, yes, however if positive, it should be followed up with mandatory supports and rehabilitation services, and if refused, welfare benefits stripped.

@ViscusLabor answered…7mos

In certain circumstances, yes, however if positive, it should be followed up with supports and rehabilitation services,

@9V9DQYWGreen answered…7mos

This needs to be dealt with in a case by case basis. Either way these people need support.

@9V39GCDAnimal Justice answered…8mos

Yes, if tested positive perhaps they should have a doctors note in case they are on medication thar can give a possitive test result.

@9TKDPR8Labor answered…9mos

@9TJQ83NLabor answered…9mos

No people are going to find ways around it and mostly those people need it the most.

@9T2SKCPGreen answered…10mos

No, but do a check on bank transactions to see where the money is being spent.

@9ST73MMLabor answered…10mos

@9SPYKYLSocialist Alliance answered…10mos

No, this would create fear in relation to applying to welfare and those who need help may not seek it and end up in a worse situation

@9SMVKDGAnimal Justice answered…10mos

No, Only if they have a violent criminal history, and exempt marijuana

@9SB9HY5Labor answered…11mos

@9S6HWX8Arts Party answered…11mos

Yes, test anyone receiving money from the government including employees and politicians, and provide treatment for those testing positive

@9S6CYX7Socialist Alliance answered…11mos

Yes, if they test positive they have a stricter monitoring budget that can only be used for essentials

@9S4QWYMGreen answered…11mos

Yes, but it should not be reported to the police and should be used to help give people the resources to either get sober (if they so choose) or to stay safe if they are going to do them.

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