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Nationals platform and policies

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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

N>N  Party’s support basePro-choice

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

N>N  Party’s support baseYes

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  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

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

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


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Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorist Citizenship

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

N>N  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

N>N  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?

N>N  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Sunday Double Wages

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday?

N>N  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

N>N  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

N>N  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?

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

Healthcare  ›  Nurse to Patient Ratios

Should nurse to patient ratios be increased?

N>N  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?

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

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the government raise taxes on the rich?

N>N  Public statementsNo

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

N>N  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Boat Immigrants

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants?

N>N  Public statementsNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

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

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

Crime  ›  Adler A110 Ban

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

N>N  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Australia raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

N>N  Public statementsLower

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use?

N>N  Party’s support baseNo

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

N>N  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Live Exports

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

N>N  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidise Australian farmers?

N>N  Public statementsYes

Education  ›  University Funding

Should universities set their own fees?

N>N  Party’s support baseNo, and univerisity education should be free for all citizens

Social  ›  Safe Schools

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition?

N>N  Party’s support baseNo

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

N>N  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

N>N  Party’s support baseNo, sentence them to life in prison without parole instead

the Economy  ›  Negative Gearing

Should the government ban negative gearing?

N>N  Public statementsNo

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

N>N  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

N>N  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

N>N  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

N>N  Party’s support baseNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Australia increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

N>N  Party’s support baseDecrease

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

N>N  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Nuclear Waste

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

N>N  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Rent Tax

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

N>N  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Free Trade

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement?

N>N  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  ABCC

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

N>N  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Monarchy

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic?

N>N  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

N>N  Party’s support baseYes