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2019 Australian federal election, Saturday, 18 May 2019

House of Representatives for the division of Bass, TAS


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The Greens

Green politics

   Tom HALL

Champion evidence driven solutions to the problems of economic inequality, increasing cost of living, environmental destruction and climate change

  • Supports government lead action on climate change
  • Opposes the AA bill allowing government agencies to read your online messages
  • Supports drug reform, treating drug use as a health issue rather than a criminal one
  • Supports reducing negative gearing and related tax loopholes
  • No position on government support for the ABC and SBS
  • Opposes offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • Supports increasing the old-age pension
  • Supports increased federal funding for education and health
  • No position on the introduction of an anti-corruption commission for federal politics
  • Supports increasing the minimum wage and restoring penalty rates
  • No position on government action to curtail pokies
  • Supports implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission
Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$2,400,224
Mr Michael Gunter
donated $500

Labor

Social democracy, Neoliberalism

   Ross HART

Major centre-left political party, believes in standing up for middle and working Australia

  • Supports government lead action on climate change
  • Mixed the AA bill allowing government agencies to read your online messages
  • Opposes drug reform, treating drug use as a health issue rather than a criminal one
  • Supports reducing negative gearing and related tax loopholes
  • Supports government support for the ABC and SBS
  • No position on offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • Supports increasing the old-age pension
  • Supports increased federal funding for education and health
  • No position on the introduction of an anti-corruption commission for federal politics
  • Supports increasing the minimum wage and restoring penalty rates
  • No position on government action to curtail pokies
  • Supports implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission
Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$10,099,926
Electrical Trades Union of Australia - Victorian Branch
donated $450,000
ANZ Banking Group Limited
donated $250,000
National Automotive Leasing and Salary Packaging Association
donated $124,900

Animal Justice Party

Animal welfare

   Susan WOODBURY

Believes in animal rights. Opposes greyhound racing, live export, puppy farms and hunting of wildlife

  • Supports government lead action on climate change
  • No position on the AA bill allowing government agencies to read your online messages
  • No position on drug reform, treating drug use as a health issue rather than a criminal one
  • No position on reducing negative gearing and related tax loopholes
  • Supports government support for the ABC and SBS
  • Opposes offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • No position on increasing the old-age pension
  • No position on increased federal funding for education and health
  • No position on the introduction of an anti-corruption commission for federal politics
  • No position on increasing the minimum wage and restoring penalty rates
  • No position on government action to curtail pokies
  • No position on implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission
Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$442,333

Liberal

Liberal conservatism, Economic liberalism

   Bridget ARCHER

Incumbent major ruling party, believes in individual rights and freedoms, a lean government that minimises interference and maximises individual and private sector initiative

  • Mixed government lead action on climate change
  • Supports the AA bill allowing government agencies to read your online messages
  • Opposes drug reform, treating drug use as a health issue rather than a criminal one
  • Opposes reducing negative gearing and related tax loopholes
  • Opposes government support for the ABC and SBS
  • Supports offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • Supports increasing the old-age pension
  • Supports increased federal funding for education and health
  • No position on the introduction of an anti-corruption commission for federal politics
  • Opposes increasing the minimum wage and restoring penalty rates
  • Opposes government action to curtail pokies
  • Opposes implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission
Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$4,904,921
The Michael Crouch Foundation
donated $350,000
ANZ Banking Group Limited
donated $250,000
National Automotive Leasing and Salary Packaging Association
donated $150,000

(independent)

   Todd LAMBERT


United Australia Party

Right-wing populism, Australian nationalism

   Allan John ROARK

Believes in a broadly populist position. Supports decentralisation, regional self-government and lower taxes. Opposes political lobbyists.

  • Supports government lead action on climate change
  • Mixed the AA bill allowing government agencies to read your online messages
  • Supports drug reform, treating drug use as a health issue rather than a criminal one
  • Supports reducing negative gearing and related tax loopholes
  • Supports government support for the ABC and SBS
  • Opposes offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • Opposes increasing the old-age pension
  • Supports increased federal funding for education and health
  • Supports the introduction of an anti-corruption commission for federal politics
  • Supports increasing the minimum wage and restoring penalty rates
  • Supports government action to curtail pokies
  • Mixed implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission

National Party

Conservatism, Agrarianism

   Carl COOPER

Believes in building stronger regional economies, the preservation of decent health, safety, social and economic welfare standards and the importance of free choice and a fair go.

  • No position on government lead action on climate change
  • No position on the AA bill allowing government agencies to read your online messages
  • No position on drug reform, treating drug use as a health issue rather than a criminal one
  • No position on reducing negative gearing and related tax loopholes
  • No position on government support for the ABC and SBS
  • No position on offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • No position on increasing the old-age pension
  • Supports increased federal funding for education and health
  • No position on the introduction of an anti-corruption commission for federal politics
  • No position on increasing the minimum wage and restoring penalty rates
  • No position on government action to curtail pokies
  • No position on implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission
Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$2,080,705
Manildra Group
donated $158,000
Philip Morris Limited
donated $56,500
Gulf Coast Agricultural Company Pty Ltd
donated $50,000

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