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Labors policies on environmental issues

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the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

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

  Public statementsYes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

the Environment  ›  Foreign Land Ownership

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

  Public statementsYes, if they are approved by a review board

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?

  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Coal Seam Gas

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

  Public statementsYes, but increase environmental restrictions and oversight


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the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

  Public statementsYes, but not for cosmetics

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

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

  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Uranium

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium?

  Public statementsYes, but only if exports go to countries which have signed the nuclear non-proliferation treaty

the Environment  ›  Nuclear Waste

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

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

  Party’s support baseYes