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Liberal’s political stances on economic issues

Economic issues

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, test anyone receiving money from the government including employees and politicians Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

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 family Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal voters: More Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Lower Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, this will help grow the economy and encourage foreign investment Source

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 instead Source

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Hurt Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, the government should intervene to boost a recovery Source

Should the government ban negative gearing? stats discuss

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

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

Liberal voters: Yes Source

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

Liberal voters: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No, they should be reduced Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, it will bring economic growth to all countries involved Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No, leave tax as is Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No Source

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 reported Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No, and it has no intrinsic value Source

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

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