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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Public statementsPro-choice

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage?

  Public statementsYes

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

  Party’s support baseYes, they are essential to protecting other children who are too young to be vaccinated

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

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

  Public statementsYes


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the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

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

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Should the death penalty be reinstated?

  Public statementsNo

the Environment  ›  Foreign Land Ownership

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

  Public statementsNo

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

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

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the government raise taxes on the rich?

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

  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?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorist Citizenship

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

  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?

  Public statementsNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Internet Regulation

Should the government regulate the internet?

  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by freedom of speech laws?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

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

  Public statementsNo

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Australia raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Party’s support baseRaise

Healthcare  ›  Universal Dental Care

Are you in favour of universal dental care?

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Woman Quotas

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

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

  Public statementsNo

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatisation

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

  Public statementsLess

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete against athletes that differ from their assigned sex at birth?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Mining Water Use

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

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  Safe Schools

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Coal Seam Gas

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

  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Public statementsYes

Immigration  ›  Boat Immigrants

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants?

  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Public statementsNo, we should invest in cleaner alternatives such as wind, hydroelectric, thorium, and geothermal

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

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

  Public statementsNo

Healthcare  ›  COVID Employment Health Pass

Should the government require employees of large businesses to be vaccinated from COVID?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use?

  Public statementsYes

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

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

  Party’s support baseYes, but it should only cover very basic and simple topics

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Public statementsNo, this is a waste of time and money

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  University Funding

Should universities set their own fees?

  Public statementsNo, and univerisity education should be free for all citizens

Social  ›  Gender Transition

Should people under the age of 18 years old be able to receive gender-transition treatments?

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should Australia accept refugees from Syria?

  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana?

  Public statementsYes

Crime  ›  Adler A110 Ban

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

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Turnball Tax Cut

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

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Uranium

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium?

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe trade unions help or hurt the economy?

  Public statementsHelp

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

  Party’s support baseFewer

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only if the spending goes towards environmentally friendly solutions

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Monarchy

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic?

  Party’s support baseYes

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?

  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

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

  Party’s support baseIncrease

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Public statementsYes

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Nuclear Waste

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

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  National Broadband Network

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

  Public statementsYes, a national high-speed fibre optic network is crucial for the future of Australia's economy

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Australia increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Public statementsIncrease

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Live Exports

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

  Public statementsNo

Elections  ›  Political Party Subsidies

Should political parties receive money from the government?

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  U.S. Military Bases

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

  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Whaling

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers?

  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Free Trade

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement?

  Party’s support baseNo, not until China meets strict humanitarian and animal rights standards

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidise Australian farmers?

  Public statementsYes, but only for organic farms

Domestic Policy  ›  High Speed Rail

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

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  GP Visits

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

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

  Party’s support baseYes, but producers should not be able to patent seeds

the Economy  ›  Rent Tax

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

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Negative Gearing

Should the government ban negative gearing?

  Public statementsYes

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Australian flag?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits for Senators?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Parental Leave

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

  Public statementsYes, and fund the increased payouts from taxes on high income businesses

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Public statementsYes, but only for low-income pensioners

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

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

  Public statementsNo, but they should be capped at 500% of the average weekly earnings.

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Australia increase or decrease military spending?

  Party’s support baseDecrease

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Hospitals

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

  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Lock Out Laws

Do you support lock out laws?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

  Party’s support baseYes, as long as the local environment is not compromised

Education  ›  Public School

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

  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Egypt

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

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  ABCC

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

  Public statementsNo