68%
Yes
32%
No
59%
Yes
26%
No
6%
Yes, but provide treatment for those testing positive
5%
No, only if they have a criminal history related to drug abuse
2%
Yes, test anyone receiving money from the government including employees and politicians
2%
No, this is a waste of time and money
1%
Yes, and immediately terminate benefits for anyone testing positive

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Other Popular Answers

Unique answers from Australia users whose views extended beyond the provided choices.

 @9HJY34Ranswered…4mos4MO

Yes, if they have a history and are exhibiting the signs of drug abuse after an interview with a professional

 @8KRDKB5answered…3yrs3Y

if testing is deemed necessary then politicians and government workers receiving gov money should also be tested and those that are testing positive should be provided with help rather than punished

 @8NY8LJYanswered…3yrs3Y

Maybe, but only if they provide support as drug addiction is an illness just as any other.

 @8GZ8L9Canswered…4yrs4Y

No, but decrease money given and give food stamp equivalents instead. Also, if found to be addicted to drugs regularly check in on dependents (eg. kids).

 @9KYHPTPanswered…4wks4W

No, the lawmakers need to be tested for cocaine and heroin. They should also not be allowed to be drunk on the job.

 @9KVL7Q6answered…1mo1MO

If they are homeless yes if they are just old and don't work anymore they can consent to test if they wish.