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The quick guide to Australia’s political parties

Complete list of the political parties political stances

Labor

Labor’s political stances

Social issues

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Pro-choice, but ban after the first three months Source

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

Labor voters: Yes Source

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

Labor’s answer: Yes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illness Source

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

Labor voters: Yes Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Labor voters: No Source

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

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

Labor voters: Yes Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, preventing women from serving in combat roles is discriminatory Source

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

Labor’s answer: No, all mothers should get paid the same amount Source

Science issues

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

Labor voters: Yes Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: No Source

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Labor voters: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Labor voters: Yes Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Labor voters: No Source

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

Labor’s answer: No, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional Source

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, do not turn back boats and process them onshore Source

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

Labor voters: Yes Source

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

Labor’s answer: Decrease Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Labor voters: Yes Source

Economic issues

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

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: No, only if they have a criminal history related to drug abuse Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Lower the income tax rate and remove all existing tax loopholes for large corporations Source

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Keep current rates but eliminate deductions and loop holes Source

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

Labor’s answer: Yes, a national high-speed fibre optic network is crucial for the future of Australia's economy Source

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

Labor’s answer: No, these tax cuts will only benefit higher income citizens Source

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

Labor voters: Fewer Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, and make it a living wage Source

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations Source

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

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

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

Labor voters: No Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Labor voters: Yes Source

Should the government ban negative gearing? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, this concession disproportionately benefits the rich Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, for government workers but not for politicians Source

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

Labor voters: Yes Source

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

Labor’s answer: No, increase taxes on the wealthy instead Source

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

Labor’s answer: Yes, but in the form of tax breaks for all citizens Source

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

Labor voters: Yes Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Help, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited Source

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

Labor voters: No Source

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

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

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

Labor’s answer: No Source

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

Labor’s answer: No, the currently proposed ABCC would have excessive powers Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: No, it provides too high of risk for criminal activity Source

Healthcare issues

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

Labor voters: Yes Source

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

Labor’s answer: Yes, our mental healthcare system needs more funding to provide a higher quality of care and services Source

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

Labor’s answer: Less, and provide more government funding Source

Are you in favour of universal dental care? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Labor voters: Yes Source

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Labor voters: Yes Source

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

Labor’s answer: No, this model encourages hospitals to use unnecessary expensive treatments on patients in order to make a profit Source

Foreign Policy issues

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

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

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

Labor’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, but only after extensive background checks and continuous monitoring to ensure they have no terrorist connections Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, and take an active stance to stop whaling all over the world Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: No, not until they attack us on U.S. soil Source

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

Labor’s answer: No, and I am not convinced that North Korea has or is capable of developing a long-range nuclear missile Source

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Labor voters: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Decrease Source

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

Labor’s answer: No, this provides no benefit to Australia Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Increase Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: No Source

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: No Source

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

Labor’s answer: No Source

Environmental issues

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

Labor’s answer: No, we should protect the jobs of our farmers Source

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

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

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

Labor voters: No Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Labor voters: Yes Source

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

Labor’s answer: Yes, but producers should not be able to patent seeds Source

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

Labor’s answer: Yes, but only if there is no risk to the environment Source

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

Labor’s answer: No, more research needs to be done to ensure there is no groundwater contamination Source

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, but only if exports go to countries which have signed the nuclear non-proliferation treaty Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Labor voters: No Source

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

Labor’s answer: No, and enact legislation preventing government surveillance of citizen communications Source

Should the constitution recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: No Source

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

Labor’s answer: No Source

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Labor voters: Yes Source

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

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

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Labor voters: No Source

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

Labor’s answer: Yes, if it is a Hyperloop Source

Should the government raise interest rates to prevent a housing bubble? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: No Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Labor voters: Yes Source

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Labor voters: Yes Source

Education issues

Should universities set their own fees? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: No Source

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

Labor’s answer: No Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Labor voters: No Source

Electoral issues

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

Labor’s answer: Yes Source

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Labor voters: No Source

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

Labor voters: Yes Source

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: No, and only taxpayers should be allowed to vote Source

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Labor voters: No Source

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

Labor voters: No Source

Criminal issues

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

Labor’s answer: Yes, this gun’s availability would put the public at risk of a mass shooting Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Labor voters: No Source

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

Labor voters: No Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Labor’s answer: Yes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation Source

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Labor voters: No Source

Liberal

Liberal’s political stances

Social issues

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies Source

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Pro-choice, but ban after the first three months Source

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

Liberal voters: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illness Source

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

Liberal voters: No Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

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

Liberal voters: No Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Science issues

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, turn the boats back at sea and process them offshore with hard security checks and no temporary protection visas Source

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

Liberal voters: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Increase, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Economic issues

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each position Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and immediately terminate benefits for anyone testing positive Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, keep the current tax structure Source

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Lower Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No, focus on a wireless solution instead Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal voters: More Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, most minimum wage jobs are meant to develop experience, not support a family Source

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only as a temporary measure to stabilise prices Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should the government ban negative gearing? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, but limit to one house per person Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, not until we decrease our national debt Source

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

Liberal voters: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutional Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but in the form of tax breaks for all citizens Source

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

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Hurt, I support some private unions but am strongly against public unions Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No, leave tax as is Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, as long as offshore income is reported Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, classify it as a commodity Source

Healthcare issues

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: More, and end government subsidies Source

Are you in favour of universal dental care? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and immediately release anyone serving time solely for drug offenses Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, this helps keeps costs at a standardised rate nationwide Source

Foreign Policy issues

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No, service should be a choice instead of an obligation Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but scale back our current involvement Source

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and take an active stance to stop whaling all over the world Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, send at least 10,000 ground troops Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, we cannot allow ISIS to control a major Iraq city Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Increase Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Decrease Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, the faster the Egyptian military can regain power the sooner the violence will end Source

Environmental issues

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No Source

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

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but require the labelling of foods that are genetically modified Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, if there is consent from the local indigenous communities Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only for those with criminal backgrounds Source

Should the constitution recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, do not censor or monitor data Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No, we should pass tougher drug laws Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, but only linking major western cities Source

Should the government raise interest rates to prevent a housing bubble? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Education issues

Should universities set their own fees? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: Yes, and end government funding for universities Source

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Electoral issues

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

Liberal voters: No Source

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

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

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

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

Liberal voters: No Source

Criminal issues

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

Liberal’s answer: Yes, this gun’s availability would put the public at risk of a mass shooting Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Liberal voters: No Source

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

Liberal voters: No Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Liberal’s answer: No Source

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Liberal voters: Yes Source

Green

Green’s political stances

Social issues

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Pro-choice, I don’t agree but the government has no right to ban it Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes, as long as they pass the same background checks as straight couples Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illness Source

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

Green voters: Yes Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, too many people are innocently convicted Source

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green voters: Yes Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, preventing women from serving in combat roles is discriminatory Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes, and fund the increased payouts from taxes on high income businesses Source

Science issues

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

Green voters: Yes Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, we should invest in cleaner alternatives such as wind, hydroelectric, thorium, and geothermal Source

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, do not turn back boats and process them onshore Source

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

Green voters: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: Increase Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

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Economic issues

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

Green’s answer: Yes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each position Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and raise taxes on all income brackets Source

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Raise Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes, a national high-speed fibre optic network is crucial for the future of Australia's economy Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

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

Green voters: Fewer Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and adjust it every year according to inflation Source

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but only as a temporary measure to stabilise prices Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green voters: No Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should the government ban negative gearing? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, this concession disproportionately benefits the rich Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green voters: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes, the government should intervene to boost a recovery Source

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

Green voters: Yes Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Help, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited Source

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

Green voters: No Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes, close loopholes and increase mining taxes Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

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

Green’s answer: No, the currently proposed ABCC would have excessive powers Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, and it has no intrinsic value Source

Healthcare issues

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

Green voters: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: Less, and provide more government funding Source

Are you in favour of universal dental care? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and immediately release anyone serving time solely for drug offenses Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Green have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Green’s answer: No, this model encourages hospitals to use unnecessary expensive treatments on patients in order to make a profit Source

Foreign Policy issues

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

Green’s answer: No Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, but scale back our current involvement Source

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, and take an active stance to stop whaling all over the world Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, we should stay out of this conflict Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Decrease Source

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

Green’s answer: No, this provides no benefit to Australia Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Increase Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, not until China meets strict humanitarian and animal rights standards Source

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

Green’s answer: No, we should stay out of this Source

Environmental issues

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

Green’s answer: No, only allow leases Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green voters: No Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

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

Green’s answer: No, move the dumps to Central Australia where it is geologically stable Source

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

Green’s answer: No, more research needs to be done to ensure there is no groundwater contamination Source

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

Should the constitution recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, do not censor or monitor data Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise interest rates to prevent a housing bubble? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Education issues

Should universities set their own fees? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No, and univerisity education should be free for all citizens Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Electoral issues

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

Green voters: No Source

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

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

Green voters: Yes Source

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

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

Green voters: No Source

Criminal issues

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

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

Green voters: Yes Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes, every citizen deserves the right to vote Source

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Green voters: No Source

Family First

Family First’s political stances

Social issues

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No, allow civil unions but don’t call it marriage Source

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Pro-life, and I also oppose abortion for victims of rape and incest Source

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

Family First voters: No Source

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

Family First’s answer: No Source

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

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Family First voters: No Source

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No Source

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

Family First voters: No Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No, men are more likely to risk the success of a mission in order to protect a women from danger Source

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

Family First’s answer: No, all mothers should get paid the same amount Source

Science issues

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

Family First voters: Yes Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Family First voters: No Source

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Family First voters: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Family First voters: No Source

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

Family First’s answer: Yes Source

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No Source

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

Family First voters: Yes Source

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

Family First’s answer: Decrease Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Economic issues

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each position Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes, test anyone receiving money from the government including employees and politicians Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No, but lower taxes for the poor Source

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Lower Source

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

Family First’s answer: No, this should be privatised Source

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

Family First voters: No Source

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

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes, and make it a living wage Source

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations Source

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

Family First’s answer: No Source

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

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government ban negative gearing? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No Source

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

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Family First’s answer: Yes Source

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, the government should intervene to boost a recovery Source

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

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Hurt Source

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

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Family First’s answer: No, leave tax as is Source

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

Family First’s answer: Yes Source

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

Family First’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No, it provides too high of risk for criminal activity Source

Healthcare issues

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

Family First voters: Yes Source

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

Family First’s answer: No Source

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

Family First’s answer: Less, and there should be no privatization of the healthcare industry Source

Are you in favour of universal dental care? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No, and increase penalties for non-violent drug offenders Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Family First’s answer: No Source

Foreign Policy issues

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

Family First’s answer: Yes Source

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, but only for those who do not pursue further education or employment Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No, and send all refugees back to Syria Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes, but scale back our current involvement Source

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No, just prevent Japanese whaling in Australian waters Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes, but only as a coordinated effort by the United Nations Source

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

Family First’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Increase Source

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, but only if it is a joint Australia/U.S. base Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Decrease, and we should not give foreign aid to any countries Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No Source

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement? stats discuss

Family First voters: Yes Source

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, the faster the Egyptian military can regain power the sooner the violence will end Source

Environmental issues

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

Family First’s answer: No Source

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

Family First’s answer: No, provide more incentives for alternative energy production instead Source

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

Family First voters: No Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Family First voters: Yes Source

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

Family First’s answer: No Source

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

Family First’s answer: No Source

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, as long as the projects are far away from residential areas Source

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Family First’s answer: Yes Source

Should the constitution recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes, maintain a blacklist of censored websites and require ISPs to retain data for two years for police investigations Source

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, exports are crucial to the farming industry Source

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Family First voters: Yes Source

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes Source

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

Family First’s answer: No Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Family First’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise interest rates to prevent a housing bubble? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No Source

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Family First voters: Yes Source

Education issues

Should universities set their own fees? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: Yes, and end government funding for universities Source

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

Family First’s answer: No Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Electoral issues

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

Family First voters: No Source

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Family First voters: No Source

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

Family First voters: No Source

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Family First voters: No Source

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Family First voters: No Source

Criminal issues

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

Family First’s answer: Yes, this gun’s availability would put the public at risk of a mass shooting Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Family First have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Family First voters: No Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Family First’s answer: No Source

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Family First voters: No Source

Liberal Democrat

Liberal Democrat’s political stances

Social issues

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies Source

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Pro-choice, I don’t agree but the government has no right to ban it Source

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

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, but only if there is no chance they will survive their illness Source

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

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

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

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, preventing women from serving in combat roles is discriminatory Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, there should be no paid parental leave Source

Science issues

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

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, turn the boats back at sea and process them offshore with hard security checks and no temporary protection visas Source

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

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Increase Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

Economic issues

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, there are too many other variables such as education, experience, and tenure that determine a fair salary Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, but provide treatment for those testing positive Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, but lower taxes for the poor Source

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Lower Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, a more cost effective solution should be developed such as fibre to the node Source

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

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

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

Liberal Democrat voters: More Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government ban negative gearing? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, but limit to one house per person Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, not until we decrease our national debt Source

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

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, and increase taxes Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, recession is a natural cycle that purges excess Source

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

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Hurt, I support some private unions but am strongly against public unions Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, leave tax as is Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

Healthcare issues

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

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, this issue should be dealt with by the states Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: More, and end government subsidies Source

Are you in favour of universal dental care? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, and legalise, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing it Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

Foreign Policy issues

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, we should eliminate any opportunity for terrorists to enter the country Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, and use the U.N. peacekeeping forces to protect our interests Source

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, just prevent Japanese whaling in Australian waters Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, conduct targeted airstrikes instead Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, we should let China address this issue Source

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: Increase Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Decrease, and we should not give foreign aid to any countries Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, this would allow ISIS to control Syria Source

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, the Muslim Brotherhood won control of the Egyptian government in a democratic election and Australia should support its cause Source

Environmental issues

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, if they are approved by a review board Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, just enforce existing regulations Source

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

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, but increase environmental restrictions and oversight Source

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, but only if exports go to countries which have signed the nuclear non-proliferation treaty Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

Should the constitution recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, exports are crucial to the farming industry Source

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, for most but not all drugs Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

Should the government raise interest rates to prevent a housing bubble? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

Education issues

Should universities set their own fees? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Electoral issues

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

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

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

Should political parties receive money from the government? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

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

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

Criminal issues

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

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

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, except for felons convicted of murder or violent crimes Source

National Security issues

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

Nationals’ political stances

Social issues

Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Pro-choice Source

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

Nationals voters: No Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: No Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should the government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: No Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: No Source

Science issues

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the country? stats discuss

Nationals voters: No Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should Australia accept asylum-seeking boat immigrants? stats discuss

Nationals voters: No Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: Decrease Source

Should immigrants be allowed to hold dual citizenship status? stats discuss

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Economic issues

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Nationals’ answer: No, keep the current tax structure Source

Should workers continue to be paid double wages on Sunday? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Raise Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

Nationals’ answer: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: No Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government ban negative gearing? stats discuss

Nationals voters: No Source

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Nationals voters: No Source

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

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Hurt Source

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

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Nationals’ answer: No, leave it up to the states Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Nationals voters: No Source

Healthcare issues

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: Less Source

Are you in favour of universal dental care? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Foreign Policy issues

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: No Source

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Nationals voters: No Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should Australia take an aggressive stance against Japanese whalers? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Nationals voters: No Source

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

Nationals voters: No Source

Do you support the military offensive against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul? stats discuss

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Increase Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Decrease Source

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Nationals voters: No Source

Do you support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Environmental issues

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

Nationals voters: No Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: No Source

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

Nationals voters: No Source

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

Nationals voters: No Source

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Domestic Policy issues

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school? stats discuss

Nationals voters: No Source

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

Nationals voters: No Source

Should the constitution recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should the government regulate the internet? stats discuss

Nationals voters: No Source

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use? stats discuss

Nationals voters: No Source

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should health insurers be allowed to cover GP visits? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

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

Nationals voters: No Source

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise interest rates to prevent a housing bubble? stats discuss

Nationals voters: No Source

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Should Australia end the monarchy and become a republic? stats discuss

Nationals voters: No Source

Transportation issues

Should the government increase spending on public transportation? stats discuss

Nationals voters: Yes Source

Education issues

Should universities set their own fees? stats discuss

Nationals voters: No Source

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

Nationals voters: No Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Nationals have not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Electoral issues

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

Nationals v