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Green vs Liberal Democrat on economic issues

Economic issues

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google? stats discuss

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, the government should never determine what a private business should pay employees Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

Liberal Democrat’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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, and eliminate all wage standards Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

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

Green voters: Fewer Source

Liberal Democrat voters: More Source

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

Green’s answer: Maintain the current rate Source

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Lower Source

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

Green’s answer: No, not until we reduce our national debt Source

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes 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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No, this should be privatised Source

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

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

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

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

Green’s answer: Help Source

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Hurt Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes, but in the form of increased spending on infrastructure Source

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

Should the government ban negative gearing? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

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

Green voters: Yes Source

Liberal Democrat voters: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: No, but they should be capped at 500% of the average weekly earnings. Source

Liberal Democrat voters: No Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

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

Green’s answer: No Source

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

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

Green voters: Yes Source

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

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

Green voters: No Source

Liberal Democrat’s answer: No Source

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

Green’s answer: No, too many wealthy citizens are abusing loopholes in offshore banking laws to evade taxes Source

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

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

Green’s answer: No, we should establish a national broad-based anti-corruption watchdog instead Source

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

Liberal Democrat’s answer: Yes, but it should not replace our national treasury-backed currency Source

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