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The quick guide to Australia’s political parties

Complete list of the political parties political stances

Labor

Labor’s political stances

Social issues

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: YesSource

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Pro-choice, but ban after the first three monthsSource

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

Labor voters: YesSource

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

Labor’s answer: Yes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illnessSource

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

Labor voters: YesSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Labor voters: NoSource

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: YesSource

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

Labor voters: YesSource

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, preventing women from serving in combat roles is discriminatorySource

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

Labor’s answer: No, all mothers should get paid the same amountSource

Science issues

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

Labor voters: YesSource

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: NoSource

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Labor voters: YesSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Labor voters: YesSource

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Labor voters: NoSource

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

Labor’s answer: No, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutionalSource

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, do not turn back boats and process them onshoreSource

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Labor voters: YesSource

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

Labor’s answer: DecreaseSource

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Labor voters: YesSource

Economic issues

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

Labor’s answer: YesSource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: No, only if they have a criminal history related to drug abuseSource

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Lower the income tax rate and remove all existing tax loopholes for large corporationsSource

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: YesSource

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Keep current rates but eliminate deductions and loop holesSource

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

Labor’s answer: Yes, a national high-speed fibre optic network is crucial for the future of Australia's economySource

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

Labor’s answer: No, these tax cuts will only benefit higher income citizensSource

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

Labor voters: FewerSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, and make it a living wageSource

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, but only small local farms instead of large corporationsSource

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

Labor’s answer: YesSource

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Labor voters: NoSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Labor voters: YesSource

Should the government ban negative gearing? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, this concession disproportionately benefits the richSource

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, for government workers but not for politiciansSource

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

Labor voters: YesSource

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

Labor’s answer: No, increase taxes on the wealthy insteadSource

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

Labor’s answer: Yes, but in the form of tax breaks for all citizensSource

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

Labor voters: YesSource

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Help, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limitedSource

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

Labor voters: NoSource

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

Labor’s answer: YesSource

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

Labor’s answer: NoSource

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

Labor’s answer: No, the currently proposed ABCC would have excessive powersSource

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: No, it provides too high of risk for criminal activitySource

Healthcare issues

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

Labor voters: YesSource

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, our mental healthcare system needs more funding to provide a higher quality of care and servicesSource

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Less, and provide more government fundingSource

Are you in favor of universal dental care? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: YesSource

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Labor voters: YesSource

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: YesSource

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Labor voters: YesSource

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

Labor’s answer: No, this model encourages hospitals to use unnecessary expensive treatments on patients in order to make a profitSource

Foreign Policy issues

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

Labor’s answer: YesSource

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

Labor’s answer: NoSource

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, but only after extensive background checks and continuous monitoring to ensure they have no terrorist connectionsSource

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: YesSource

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, and take an active stance to stop whaling all over the worldSource

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: No, not until they attack us on U.S. soilSource

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: No, and I am not convinced that North Korea has or is capable of developing a long-range nuclear missileSource

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Labor voters: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: DecreaseSource

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

Labor’s answer: No, this provides no benefit to AustraliaSource

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: IncreaseSource

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: NoSource

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: NoSource

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

Labor’s answer: NoSource

Environmental issues

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

Labor’s answer: No, we should protect the jobs of our farmersSource

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

Labor’s answer: YesSource

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

Labor voters: NoSource

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Labor voters: YesSource

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

Labor’s answer: Yes, but producers should not be able to patent seedsSource

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

Labor’s answer: Yes, but only if there is no risk to the environmentSource

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

Labor’s answer: No, more research needs to be done to ensure there is no groundwater contaminationSource

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, but only if exports go to countries which have signed the nuclear non-proliferation treatySource

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Labor voters: NoSource

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

Labor’s answer: No, and enact legislation preventing government surveillance of citizen communicationsSource

Should the constitution recognize Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: YesSource

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: NoSource

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

Labor’s answer: NoSource

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: YesSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Labor voters: YesSource

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: YesSource

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

Labor’s answer: YesSource

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Labor voters: NoSource

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

Labor’s answer: Yes, if it is a HyperloopSource

Should the government raise interest rates to prevent a housing bubble? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: NoSource

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Labor voters: YesSource

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: YesSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Labor voters: YesSource

Education issues

Should universities set their own fees? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: NoSource

Should the federal government turn over school funding to the states? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: NoSource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Labor voters: NoSource

Electoral issues

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

Labor’s answer: YesSource

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Labor voters: NoSource

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

Labor voters: YesSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: No, and only taxpayers should be allowed to voteSource

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Labor voters: NoSource

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

Labor voters: NoSource

Criminal issues

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

Labor’s answer: Yes, this gun’s availability would put the public at risk of a mass shootingSource

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Labor voters: NoSource

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

Labor voters: NoSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probationSource

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Labor voters: NoSource

Liberal

Liberal’s political stances

Social issues

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremoniesSource

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Pro-choice, but ban after the first three monthsSource

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

Liberal voters: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illnessSource

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

Liberal voters: NoSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Liberal voters: NoSource

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal voters: NoSource

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Science issues

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Liberal voters: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, turn the boats back at sea and process them offshore with hard security checks and no temporary protection visasSource

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Increase, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest costSource

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

Economic issues

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each positionSource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and immediately terminate benefits for anyone testing positiveSource

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, keep the current tax structureSource

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: LowerSource

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

Liberal’s answer: No, focus on a wireless solution insteadSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal voters: MoreSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, most minimum wage jobs are meant to develop experience, not support a familySource

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only as a temporary measure to stabilize pricesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Liberal voters: NoSource

Should the government ban negative gearing? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, but limit to one house per personSource

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, not until we decrease our national debtSource

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

Liberal voters: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutionalSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but in the form of tax breaks for all citizensSource

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

Liberal voters: YesSource

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Hurt, I support some private unions but am strongly against public unionsSource

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

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: No, leave tax as isSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, as long as offshore income is reportedSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, classify it as a commoditySource

Healthcare issues

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: More, and end government subsidiesSource

Are you in favor of universal dental care? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and immediately release anyone serving time solely for drug offensesSource

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Liberal voters: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, this helps keeps costs at a standardized rate nationwideSource

Foreign Policy issues

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: No, service should be a choice instead of an obligationSource

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but scale back our current involvementSource

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and take an active stance to stop whaling all over the worldSource

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, send at least 10,000 ground troopsSource

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, we cannot allow ISIS to control a major Iraq citySource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: IncreaseSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: DecreaseSource

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, the faster the Egyptian military can regain power the sooner the violence will endSource

Environmental issues

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal voters: YesSource

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but require the labelling of foods that are genetically modifiedSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, if there is consent from the local indigenous communitiesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Liberal voters: NoSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only for those with criminal backgroundsSource

Should the constitution recognize Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, do not censor or monitor dataSource

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

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, we should pass tougher drug lawsSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only linking major western citiesSource

Should the government raise interest rates to prevent a housing bubble? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

Education issues

Should universities set their own fees? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and end government funding for universitiesSource

Should the federal government turn over school funding to the states? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: YesSource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

Electoral issues

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

Liberal voters: NoSource

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Liberal voters: NoSource

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

Liberal voters: YesSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Liberal voters: NoSource

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Liberal voters: NoSource

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

Liberal voters: NoSource

Criminal issues

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, this gun’s availability would put the public at risk of a mass shootingSource

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Liberal voters: NoSource

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

Liberal voters: NoSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: NoSource

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Liberal voters: YesSource

Green

Green’s political stances

Social issues

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Pro-choice, I don’t agree but the government has no right to ban itSource

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

Green’s answer: Yes, as long as they pass the same background checks as straight couplesSource

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

Green’s answer: Yes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illnessSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, too many people are innocently convictedSource

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, preventing women from serving in combat roles is discriminatorySource

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

Green’s answer: Yes, and fund the increased payouts from taxes on high income businessesSource

Science issues

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

Green voters: YesSource

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, we should invest in cleaner alternatives such as wind, hydroelectric, thorium, and geothermalSource

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Green’s answer: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, do not turn back boats and process them onshoreSource

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

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

Green’s answer: IncreaseSource

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Green have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Economic issues

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

Green’s answer: Yes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each positionSource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Green’s answer: NoSource

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and raise taxes on all income bracketsSource

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Green’s answer: RaiseSource

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

Green’s answer: Yes, a national high-speed fibre optic network is crucial for the future of Australia's economySource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

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

Green voters: FewerSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and adjust it every year according to inflationSource

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but only as a temporary measure to stabilize pricesSource

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Green voters: NoSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

Should the government ban negative gearing? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, this concession disproportionately benefits the richSource

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: Yes, the government should intervene to boost a recoverySource

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

Green voters: YesSource

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Help, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limitedSource

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

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: Yes, close loopholes and increase mining taxesSource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: No, the currently proposed ABCC would have excessive powersSource

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, and it has no intrinsic valueSource

Healthcare issues

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

Green voters: YesSource

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Less, and provide more government fundingSource

Are you in favor of universal dental care? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and immediately release anyone serving time solely for drug offensesSource

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Green have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Green’s answer: No, this model encourages hospitals to use unnecessary expensive treatments on patients in order to make a profitSource

Foreign Policy issues

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but scale back our current involvementSource

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and take an active stance to stop whaling all over the worldSource

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, we should stay out of this conflictSource

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Green’s answer: NoSource

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Green’s answer: DecreaseSource

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

Green’s answer: No, this provides no benefit to AustraliaSource

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Green’s answer: IncreaseSource

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Green’s answer: NoSource

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, not until China meets strict humanitarian and animal rights standardsSource

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

Green’s answer: No, we should stay out of thisSource

Environmental issues

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

Green’s answer: No, only allow leasesSource

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

Green voters: NoSource

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: No, move the dumps to Central Australia where it is geologically stableSource

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

Green’s answer: No, more research needs to be done to ensure there is no groundwater contaminationSource

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium? stats discuss

Green’s answer: NoSource

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

Should the constitution recognize Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, do not censor or monitor dataSource

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

Green’s answer: NoSource

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

Should the government raise interest rates to prevent a housing bubble? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Green voters: YesSource

Education issues

Should universities set their own fees? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, and univerisity education should be free for all citizensSource

Should the federal government turn over school funding to the states? stats discuss

Green’s answer: NoSource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Green voters: NoSource

Electoral issues

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

Green voters: NoSource

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Green’s answer: YesSource

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green voters: NoSource

Criminal issues

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

Green’s answer: YesSource

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Green voters: NoSource

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

Green voters: YesSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, every citizen deserves the right to voteSource

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Green voters: NoSource

Family First

Family First’s political stances

Social issues

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No, allow civil unions but don’t call it marriageSource

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Pro-life, and I also oppose abortion for victims of rape and incestSource

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

Family First voters: NoSource

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

Family First’s answer: NoSource

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

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Family First voters: NoSource

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: NoSource

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

Family First voters: NoSource

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No, men are more likely to risk the success of a mission in order to protect a women from dangerSource

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

Family First’s answer: No, all mothers should get paid the same amountSource

Science issues

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

Family First voters: YesSource

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Family First voters: NoSource

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Family First voters: YesSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Family First voters: NoSource

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

Family First’s answer: YesSource

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: NoSource

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Family First voters: YesSource

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

Family First’s answer: DecreaseSource

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Economic issues

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each positionSource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes, test anyone receiving money from the government including employees and politiciansSource

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No, but lower taxes for the poorSource

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: YesSource

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: LowerSource

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

Family First’s answer: No, this should be privatizedSource

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

Family First voters: NoSource

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

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes, and make it a living wageSource

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes, but only small local farms instead of large corporationsSource

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

Family First’s answer: NoSource

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government ban negative gearing? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: NoSource

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: NoSource

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

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Family First’s answer: YesSource

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, the government should intervene to boost a recoverySource

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

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: HurtSource

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

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Family First’s answer: No, leave tax as isSource

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

Family First’s answer: YesSource

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

Family First’s answer: YesSource

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No, it provides too high of risk for criminal activitySource

Healthcare issues

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

Family First voters: YesSource

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: NoSource

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Less, and there should be no privatization of the healthcare industrySource

Are you in favor of universal dental care? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: YesSource

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No, and increase penalties for non-violent drug offendersSource

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Family First’s answer: NoSource

Foreign Policy issues

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

Family First’s answer: YesSource

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, but only for those who do not pursue further education or employmentSource

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No, and send all refugees back to SyriaSource

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes, but scale back our current involvementSource

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No, just prevent Japanese whaling in Australian watersSource

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes, but only as a coordinated effort by the United NationsSource

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: YesSource

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: IncreaseSource

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, but only if it is a joint Australia/U.S. baseSource

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Decrease, and we should not give foreign aid to any countriesSource

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: NoSource

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement? stats discuss

Family First voters: YesSource

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, the faster the Egyptian military can regain power the sooner the violence will endSource

Environmental issues

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

Family First’s answer: NoSource

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

Family First’s answer: No, provide more incentives for alternative energy production insteadSource

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

Family First voters: NoSource

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Family First voters: YesSource

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

Family First’s answer: NoSource

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

Family First’s answer: NoSource

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, as long as the projects are far away from residential areasSource

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: YesSource

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Family First’s answer: YesSource

Should the constitution recognize Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: YesSource

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes, maintain a blacklist of censored websites and require ISPs to retain data for two years for police investigationsSource

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, exports are crucial to the farming industrySource

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: NoSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Family First voters: YesSource

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: YesSource

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

Family First’s answer: NoSource

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Family First’s answer: NoSource

Should the government raise interest rates to prevent a housing bubble? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: NoSource

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: NoSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Family First voters: YesSource

Education issues

Should universities set their own fees? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes, and end government funding for universitiesSource

Should the federal government turn over school funding to the states? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: NoSource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Electoral issues

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

Family First voters: NoSource

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Family First voters: NoSource

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

Family First voters: NoSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Family First voters: NoSource

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Family First voters: NoSource

Criminal issues

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, this gun’s availability would put the public at risk of a mass shootingSource

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Family First voters: NoSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: NoSource

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Family First voters: NoSource

Liberal Democrat

Liberal Democrat’s political stances

Social issues

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremoniesSource

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Pro-choice, I don’t agree but the government has no right to ban itSource

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

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illnessSource

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

Liberal Democrat voters: NoSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal Democrat voters: NoSource

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, preventing women from serving in combat roles is discriminatorySource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, there should be no paid parental leaveSource

Science issues

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

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: NoSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, turn the boats back at sea and process them offshore with hard security checks and no temporary protection visasSource

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: IncreaseSource

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

Economic issues

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, there are too many other variables such as education, experience, and tenure that determine a fair salarySource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, but provide treatment for those testing positiveSource

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, but lower taxes for the poorSource

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: LowerSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, a more cost effective solution should be developed such as fibre to the nodeSource

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

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

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

Liberal Democrat voters: MoreSource

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government ban negative gearing? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, but limit to one house per personSource

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, not until we decrease our national debtSource

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

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, and increase taxesSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, recession is a natural cycle that purges excessSource

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

Liberal Democrat voters: NoSource

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Hurt, I support some private unions but am strongly against public unionsSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, leave tax as isSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

Healthcare issues

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

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, this issue should be dealt with by the statesSource

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: More, and end government subsidiesSource

Are you in favor of universal dental care? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, and legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing itSource

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

Foreign Policy issues

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, we should eliminate any opportunity for terrorists to enter the countrySource

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, and use the U.N. peacekeeping forces to protect our interestsSource

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, just prevent Japanese whaling in Australian watersSource

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, conduct targeted airstrikes insteadSource

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, we should let China address this issueSource

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: IncreaseSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Decrease, and we should not give foreign aid to any countriesSource

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, this would allow ISIS to control SyriaSource

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, the Muslim Brotherhood won control of the Egyptian government in a democratic election and Australia should support its causeSource

Environmental issues

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, if they are approved by a review boardSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, just enforce existing regulationsSource

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

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: NoSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, but increase environmental restrictions and oversightSource

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, but only if exports go to countries which have signed the nuclear non-proliferation treatySource

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: NoSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

Should the constitution recognize Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, exports are crucial to the farming industrySource

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, for most but not all drugsSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: NoSource

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

Should the government raise interest rates to prevent a housing bubble? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

Education issues

Should universities set their own fees? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

Should the federal government turn over school funding to the states? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Electoral issues

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: YesSource

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: NoSource

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

Liberal Democrat voters: YesSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: NoSource

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: NoSource

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

Liberal Democrat voters: NoSource

Criminal issues

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: NoSource

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: NoSource

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

Liberal Democrat voters: NoSource

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, except for felons convicted of murder or violent crimesSource

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: NoSource

Nationals

Nationals’ political stances

Social issues

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Pro-choiceSource

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

Nationals voters: NoSource

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

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

Nationals voters: NoSource

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

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

Nationals voters: NoSource

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

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

Nationals voters: NoSource

Science issues

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

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

Nationals voters: DecreaseSource

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Economic issues

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Nationals’ answer: No, keep the current tax structureSource

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Nationals voters: RaiseSource

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

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

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Nationals’ answer: YesSource

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government ban negative gearing? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

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

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Nationals voters: HurtSource

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

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Nationals’ answer: No, leave it up to the statesSource

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

Healthcare issues

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should there be more or less privatization of hospital and healthcare services? stats discuss

Nationals voters: LessSource

Are you in favor of universal dental care? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

Foreign Policy issues

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

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

Nationals voters: NoSource

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Nationals voters: IncreaseSource

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Nationals voters: DecreaseSource

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

Environmental issues

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

Nationals voters: NoSource

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

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

Nationals voters: NoSource

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

Nationals voters: NoSource

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

Nationals voters: NoSource

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

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

Nationals voters: NoSource

Should the constitution recognize Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

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

Nationals voters: NoSource

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should the government raise interest rates to prevent a housing bubble? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Nationals voters: YesSource

Education issues

Should universities set their own fees? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

Should the federal government turn over school funding to the states? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Electoral issues

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

Nationals voters: NoSource

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Nationals voters: NoSource

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

Nationals voters: NoSource

Criminal issues

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

Nationals voters: YesSource

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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