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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsPro-life

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, but with exceptions for those whose religious beliefs forbid use of vaccines

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, and the government should regulate the price of all prescription drugs


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the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

CDP>CDP  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Sunday Double Wages

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Aboriginal recognition

Should the constitution recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, and ban all disposable products that are not made of at least 75% of biodegradable material

Healthcare  ›  Nurse to Patient Ratios

Should nurse to patient ratios be increased?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the government raise taxes on the rich?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseLower the income tax rate and remove all existing tax loopholes for large corporations

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, but after they have finished serving their sentence

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Should the death penalty be reinstated?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Pill Testing at Music Festivals

Do you support drug testing at live music festivals?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo, but we should spend more to increase our border security

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo, but we should ban immigrants from “high risk” countries

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatisation

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseLess, and provide more government funding

Domestic Policy  ›  Woman Quotas

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

Immigration  ›  Boat Immigrants

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, they should be treated the same as those arriving by air

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Adler A110 Ban

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, this gun’s availability would put the public at risk of a mass shooting

Social  ›  Safe Schools

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition?

CDP>CDP  Public statementsNo

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo, I do not believe in the death penalty

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, but their identity must be privately verified by a female staff member

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should Australia accept refugees from Syria?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, but only after extensive background checks and continuous monitoring to ensure they have no terrorist connections

Education  ›  University Funding

Should universities set their own fees?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, and provide more free public transportation

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo, and disallow politicians that are under investigation for a crime

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit

the Environment  ›  Uranium

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Lock Out Laws

Do you support lock out laws?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Parental Leave

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Nuclear Waste

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes, every citizen deserves the right to vote

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Australia increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseIncrease

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Housing  ›  Homeless Encampments

Should homeless individuals, that have refused available shelter or housing, be allowed to sleep or encamp on public property?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  Public School

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

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Monarchy

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

CDP>CDP  Party’s support baseYes