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Nationals platform and policies

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average Australian voter ranked them on the quiz.


the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, there are too many other variables such as education, experience, and tenure that determine a fair salary

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

N>N  ChatGPTPro-life, but allow in cases of rape, incest, or danger to the mother or child

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage?

N>N  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, and I believe a mother and father family structure is best for the child

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, incentivise private companies to address this issue instead

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Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, limiting drug prices would also limit the investment in research and development into new life-saving drugs

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, and the current government is over-regulating businesses

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo

the Economy  ›  Sunday Double Wages

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday?

N>N  ChatGPTNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes, this is necessary to combat terrorism

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorist Citizenship

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

N>N  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Aboriginal recognition

Should the constitution recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?

N>N  ChatGPTYes

the Environment  ›  Foreign Land Ownership

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, we should protect the jobs of our farmers

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?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, but increase tax incentives for companies that make biodegradable products

Social  ›  Gender Transition

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, children should not be allowed to make irreversible life decisions

Healthcare  ›  Universal Dental Care

Are you in favour of universal dental care?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but only for children and senior citizens

Healthcare  ›  Nurse to Patient Ratios

Should nurse to patient ratios be increased?

N>N  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, this will only cause prices to increase in a never ending cycle

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the government raise taxes on the rich?

N>N  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by freedom of speech laws?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, as long as it does not threaten violence

Domestic Policy  ›  Internet Regulation

Should the government regulate the internet?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but only to prevent child pornography and copyright infringement

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Should the death penalty be reinstated?

N>N  ChatGPTNo

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, board members should be the most qualified regardless of gender

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, as long as it is safe for them to return to their country

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but not for cosmetics

the Economy  ›  Mining Water Use

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo

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?

N>N  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

N>N  ChatGPTYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, and we should not try to influence any other country’s elections or policy

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should Australia maintain a presence at the United Nations?

N>N  ChatGPTYes

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatisation

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

N>N  ChatGPTMore

Foreign Policy  ›  North Korea Military Strikes

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, we must use every diplomatic option first

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrant Ban

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

N>N  ChatGPTMore, current benefits should be capped

Domestic Policy  ›  Woman Quotas

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, the most qualified candidate should get the position regardless of gender

the Economy  ›  Four-day Workweek

Should Australia transition to a four-day workweek?

N>N  ChatGPTNo

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but only if releasing the information does not threaten our national security

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes, there is too much fake news and misinformation on social media

the Environment  ›  Coal Seam Gas

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes

Healthcare  ›  COVID Employment Health Pass

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, I think businesses should require vaccination but not by government mandate

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but allow people to use private insurance

Immigration  ›  Boat Immigrants

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants?

N>N  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Turnball Tax Cut

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes, this will help grow the economy and encourage foreign investment

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but in the form of increased spending on infrastructure

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, and increase punishment for drug dealers

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

N>N  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Australia raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

N>N  Public statementsLower

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana?

N>N  ChatGPTNo

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, this will encourage people not to work and harm economic growth

the Economy  ›  National Broadband Network

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, a more cost effective solution should be developed such as fibre to the node

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidise Australian farmers?

N>N  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Mental competency testing

Should politicians over 75 years of age have required to pass a mental competency test?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, our government needs experienced leaders

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, athletes should compete based on the biological sex that is listed on their birth certificate

Social  ›  Niqāb

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but their identity must be privately verified by a female staff member

Crime  ›  Adler A110 Ban

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo

Social  ›  Safe Schools

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition?

N>N  ChatGPTNo

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, I do not believe in the death penalty

Domestic Policy  ›  Live Exports

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

N>N  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Whaling

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, take a diplomatic approach to discourage Japanese whaling

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but with public subsidy

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, I am satisfied with the current amount of spending

Domestic Policy  ›  GP Visits

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits?

N>N  ChatGPTYes

Education  ›  University Funding

Should universities set their own fees?

N>N  ChatGPTYes

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

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

N>N  ChatGPTDecrease, and the government should provide more incentives to prepare our citizens for these jobs

the Economy  ›  Negative Gearing

Should the government ban negative gearing?

N>N  Public statementsNo

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes, unless they have committed an act of terrorism

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo

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?

N>N  ChatGPTNo

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe trade unions help or hurt the economy?

N>N  ChatGPTHurt, I support some private unions but am strongly against public unions

Elections  ›  Political Party Subsidies

Should political parties receive money from the government?

N>N  ChatGPTYes

Domestic Policy  ›  High Speed Rail

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but only if it's a cross country system linking all states

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but with strict training on how and when to use the equipment

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes

Foreign Policy  ›  U.S. Military Bases

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but only if they are jointly owned and operated

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

N>N  ChatGPTNo

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, adjust them yearly for cost of living

Social  ›  Teacher and Faculty Diversity Training

Should schools be allowed to require mandatory diversity training for teachers and faculty?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, diversity training should be encouraged but not required

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, tax returns have nothing to do with their ability to perform their duties

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukrainian Defense Funding

Should Australia provide military supplies and funding to Ukraine?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but only provide humanitarian aid

the Environment  ›  Uranium

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium?

N>N  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, any worker should be rewarded based on their success

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but they should be strictly regulated to prevent mismanagement and corruption

Social  ›  Parental Leave

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, all mothers should get paid the same amount

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo

the Environment  ›  Nuclear Waste

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes, if there is consent from the local indigenous communities

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Australian flag?

N>N  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Rent Tax

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

N>N  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Lock Out Laws

Do you support lock out laws?

N>N  ChatGPTYes

Social  ›  Student Diversity Training

Should schools be allowed to require mandatory diversity training for students?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, diversity training should be encouraged but not required

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, only legal citizens should be allowed to vote

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine and Nato

Should Ukraine join NATO?

N>N  ChatGPTYes

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but only relative to the amount that other countries contribute

Domestic Policy  ›  Housing Bubble

Should the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) raise interest rates to prevent a housing bubble?

N>N  ChatGPTNo

Social  ›  Employee Diversity Training

Should companies be allowed to require mandatory diversity training for employees?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, diversity training should be encouraged but not required

the Environment  ›  Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Should the government build a network of electric vehicle charging stations?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, provide subsidies to private companies that compete to build the best network instead

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes, this will help create and save more jobs

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Australia increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

N>N  ChatGPTI am satisfied with the current amount of spending

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Australia increase or decrease military spending?

N>N  ChatGPTIncrease

Healthcare  ›  Hospitals

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes, as long as offshore income is reported

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, but we should increase funding to offer education and skill building services for prisoners

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

N>N  ChatGPTNo

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes, it will bring economic growth to all countries involved

Housing  ›  Homeless Encampments

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo

Healthcare  ›  Medical Consensus

Should medical boards penalize doctors who give health advice that contradicts contemporary scientific consensus?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, only when the advice was proven to harm the patient

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits for Senators?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, officials gain valuable experience and become more effective representatives over time

Foreign Policy  ›  Egypt

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

N>N  ChatGPTNo, we should stay out of this

Foreign Policy  ›  Free Trade

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement?

N>N  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

N>N  ChatGPTNo

Education  ›  Public School

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

N>N  ChatGPTYes

the Economy  ›  State Ownership

Should the government acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, the government should never own shares of private companies

the Economy  ›  Surcharge Ban

Should the government ban surcharges tacked onto concert tickets, cable bills, banking services, hotel bookings and other purchases?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, the government should not regulate what private businesses can charge consumers

the Economy  ›  ABCC

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

N>N  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  TikTok Ban

Should the government ban TikTok?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, and we should do more to stop China from collecting data on our citizens

the Economy  ›  Gig worker tax reporting

Should online payment platforms be forced to report all transactions over $600 to the IRS?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, private transactions should be kept private

Foreign Policy  ›  Saudi Arabia and Iran

Should the government support peace talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, we should always promote diplomatic peace talks during foreign conflicts

the Economy  ›  Decentralised Finance

Should the technology of our financial system transition to a decentralized protocol, that is not owned or controlled by any corporation, similar to the internet?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but I would prefer if the protocol was created and secured by a government agency instead of a decentralised protocol

the Economy  ›  Cryptocurrency

Should the government classify cryptocurrencies as legal forms of payment?

N>N  ChatGPTNo, classify cryptocurrencies as highly regulated securities

Domestic Policy  ›  Monarchy

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic?

N>N  ChatGPTNo

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

N>N  ChatGPTYes, but not at the expense of funding public schools

the Economy  ›  Stock Buybacks

Should the government tax stock buybacks?

N>N  ChatGPTNo