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Green vs United Australia on economic issues

Economic issues

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

United Australia’s answer: No, the current requirements in the Equal Pay Act of 1963 are already sufficient Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

United Australia’s answer: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Green’s answer: No Source

United Australia’s answer: Yes, but provide treatment for those testing positive Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

United Australia voters: Yes Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

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

United Australia’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

United Australia’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green voters: Fewer Source

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

Green’s answer: Maintain the current rate Source

United Australia’s answer: Increase for large multinational corporations but lower for small businesses 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

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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

United Australia’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government subsidise farmers? stats discuss

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

United Australia’s answer: Yes, but only for organic farms Source

Do you support a universal basic income program? stats discuss

Green voters: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: Help Source

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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

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Should the government ban negative gearing? stats discuss

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

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

Green voters: Yes Source

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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

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

United Australia’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green voters: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: Yes Source

United Australia’s answer: No, and we should abolish it Source

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

Green voters: No Source

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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

United Australia’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

United Australia’s answer: Yes Source

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

Green’s answer: No Source

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