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Pirate Party 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?


Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

PP>PP  Public statementsPro-choice

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage?

PP>PP  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

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

PP>PP  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

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


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Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

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

PP>PP  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, but shorten the lifespan of drug patents

Social  ›  Euthanasia

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

PP>PP  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

the Economy  ›  Sunday Double Wages

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday?


Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorist Citizenship

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, they should be detained, investigated, and given a fair trial once they re-enter our country

Domestic Policy  ›  Aboriginal recognition

Should the constitution recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?


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?

PP>PP  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?


Healthcare  ›  Universal Dental Care

Are you in favour of universal dental care?


Healthcare  ›  Nurse to Patient Ratios

Should nurse to patient ratios be increased?

PP>PP  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, and make it a living wage

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

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

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

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the government raise taxes on the rich?

PP>PP  ChatGPTLower the income tax rate and remove all existing tax loopholes for large corporations

Domestic Policy  ›  Internet Regulation

Should the government regulate the internet?

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, do not censor or monitor data

Social  ›  Hate Speech

Should hate speech be protected by freedom of speech laws?

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, because I don’t trust the government to define the boundaries of hate speech

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Should the death penalty be reinstated?

PP>PP  Public statementsNo

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

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

the Environment  ›  Fracking

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


Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

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

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

Social  ›  Pill Testing at Music Festivals

Do you support drug testing at live music festivals?

PP>PP  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, but not for cosmetics

the Economy  ›  Mining Water Use

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


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?


the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

PP>PP  Public statementsNo

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should Australia maintain a presence at the United Nations?


Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?


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?

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

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

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


the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTFewer

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatisation

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTLess, and provide more government funding

Domestic Policy  ›  Woman Quotas

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

PP>PP  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?

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, and require overtime pay for work over four days per week

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

PP>PP  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?

PP>PP  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Coal Seam Gas

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, we should provide more funding for renewable energy instead

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, the government should not determine what is fake or real news

Healthcare  ›  COVID Employment Health Pass

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

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

Immigration  ›  Boat Immigrants

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants?

PP>PP  Public statementsYes, do not turn back boats and process them onshore

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

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

the Economy  ›  Turnball Tax Cut

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, these tax cuts will only benefit higher income citizens

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, we should embrace the diversity that immigrants add to our country

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

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

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use?

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time

the Economy  ›  National Broadband Network

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

PP>PP  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Mental competency testing

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, and politicians of any age should be required to pass a mental competency test

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana?

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, and immediately release anyone serving time solely for drug offenses

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Australia raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

PP>PP  ChatGPTKeep current rates but eliminate deductions and loop holes

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

PP>PP  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidise Australian farmers?

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, end all government subsidies and let the free market run its course

Crime  ›  Adler A110 Ban

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, this gun poses no greater risk than existing firearms

Social  ›  Niqāb

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


Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

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


Social  ›  Safe Schools

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition?


Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

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

Foreign Policy  ›  Whaling

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers?

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

Domestic Policy  ›  Live Exports

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, exports are crucial to the farming industry

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

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

Education  ›  University Funding

Should universities set their own fees?

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, and univerisity education should be free for all citizens

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, but require the labelling of foods that are genetically modified

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, but only if the spending goes towards environmentally friendly solutions

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTIncrease

the Economy  ›  Negative Gearing

Should the government ban negative gearing?

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, this concession disproportionately benefits the rich

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

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


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?

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, this is necessary to reduce the drug overdose death rate

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe trade unions help or hurt the economy?

PP>PP  ChatGPTHelp

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, as long as they have finished serving their sentence

Crime  ›  Demilitarize the Police

Should police departments be allowed to use military grade equipment?


the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, the government should not interfere with the free market

Foreign Policy  ›  U.S. Military Bases

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, and we should establish more neutrality in our international affairs

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

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

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, these types of donations just turn into bribes

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, any citizen that pays taxes should be allowed to vote

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukrainian Defense Funding

Should Australia provide military supplies and funding to Ukraine?

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, we should not get involved in this conflict

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, and require a public audit each year they are in office

the Environment  ›  Uranium

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium?

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, but only if exports go to countries which have signed the nuclear non-proliferation treaty

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

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

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

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit

Social  ›  Parental Leave

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, but increase the equal pay amount and duration of leave

Social  ›  Teacher and Faculty Diversity Training

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, and all schools should require mandatory diversity training

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, replace police with unarmed community based responders for non-violent calls

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Australian flag?


the Economy  ›  Rent Tax

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, close loopholes and increase mining taxes

Social  ›  Lock Out Laws

Do you support lock out laws?


Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, anyone who pays taxes should have the right to vote

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, focus on ending tax evasion instead

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, every citizen deserves the right to vote

the Environment  ›  Nuclear Waste

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

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

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine and Nato

Should Ukraine join NATO?

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, this should be decided after the current war ends so we avoid a third world war

Social  ›  Student Diversity Training

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

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

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?


the Environment  ›  Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, but only if they use renewable energy sources

Domestic Policy  ›  Housing Bubble

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


the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, a global free trade system is better for our businesses and consumers

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Australia increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

PP>PP  ChatGPTIncrease, but only for countries that have no human rights violations

Social  ›  Employee Diversity Training

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

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

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Australia increase or decrease military spending?

PP>PP  ChatGPTDecrease

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

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

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

Healthcare  ›  Hospitals

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, this model encourages hospitals to use unnecessary expensive treatments on patients in order to make a profit

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

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

PP>PP  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?


Housing  ›  Homeless Encampments

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, and create more social programs to provide free food, clothing, and medicine

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

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


Healthcare  ›  Medical Consensus

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, but the doctors should be required to disclose that the advice contradicts contemporary scientific consensus

Foreign Policy  ›  Egypt

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, we should stay out of this

Foreign Policy  ›  Free Trade

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement?

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, not until China meets strict humanitarian and animal rights standards

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?


Education  ›  Public School

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


the Economy  ›  Surcharge Ban

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, as long as the costs are clearly communicated before purchases

Domestic Policy  ›  TikTok Ban

Should the government ban TikTok?

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, this is a violation of free speech

the Economy  ›  ABCC

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, we should establish a national broad-based anti-corruption watchdog instead

the Economy  ›  Gig worker tax reporting

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, private transactions should be kept private

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?

PP>PP  ChatGPTYes, but only if it’s truly decentralised and cannot be manipulated by any person, group, or government agency

Foreign Policy  ›  Saudi Arabia and Iran

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

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

the Economy  ›  Cryptocurrency

Should the government classify cryptocurrencies as legal forms of payment?


Domestic Policy  ›  Monarchy

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic?


Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, and education should not be privatised

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

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

PP>PP  ChatGPTNo, spend that money on improving infrastructure and the community to attract companies