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Energy

The LDP does not believe in either subsidising or unfairly taxing any particular source of energy, including nuclear. ...
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Traffic Laws

The LDP believes traffic laws should strike a better balance between safety and efficient travel. ...
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Free Trade

The LDP supports free international trade in goods, services and capital. ...
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Firearms

The LDP regards the right to own firearms for sport, hunting, collecting and self-defence as fundamental to a free society. ...
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Taxation

The Liberal Democrats support significant tax cuts in conjunction with a major reduction in government expenditure. ...
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Environment

The LDP values the natural environment within the context of a prosperous society that provides equal protection under the law and is based on respect for individual freedom, personal responsi...
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Immigration

The Liberal Democrats would increase opportunities to live and work in Australia while carefully guarding access to welfare and citizenship. ...
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Deregulate and Privatise

The LDP advocates an immediate end to government ownership of business enterprises including the ABC, SBS, Australia Post, Medibank Private, electricity generation and public transport services. ...
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Health

The Liberal Democrats will drastically reduce government interference in the right of individuals to manage their own health. ...
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Gambling

The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) neither supports nor opposes gambling. It considers it to be like any other form of entertainment - a matter of choice for responsible adults. ...
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Religious Freedom

The Liberal Democrats support freedom of religion but oppose government involvement in religion including funding of programs based on religion and efforts to impose religious beliefs on others. ...
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Police and crime

The Liberal Democrats believe Peel’s Principles of policing should comprise the basis of all police activities. ...
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School Education

The LDP believes school regulation should be devolved to state level and funded through school vouchers that promote competition between schools and encourage parental choice. ...
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Money and Banks

The Liberal Democrats believe that inflation is taxation by stealth, that the Reserve Bank should be more accountable, and that banks should be free to fail. ...
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Limited and Accountable Government

The Liberal Democrats will ensure that governments are restricted as to what they can do and kept accountable through extensive checks and balances. ...
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Foreign Aid

The LDP believes government foreign aid, other than short term humanitarian relief, should cease.  ...
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Smoking

The LDP is neither pro-smoking nor anti-smoking; it is pro-choice. ...
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Labour Market Regulation

The Liberal Democrats believe Australians should be free to enter employment and service contracts without government interference. ...
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Motorcycles

The LDP believes those who choose to use motorcycles and scooters should not be discouraged by government policies. ...
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Victimless Crimes

The LDP does not generally support the criminalisation of victimless crimes and seeks to reduce the intrusion of government into these areas. ...
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Relations with other countries

The Liberal Democrats support freedom and democracy at home and abroad.  ...
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Budget

Within a small government context, the LDP believes government should fund recurrent activities entirely through taxation and balance liabilities and assets to achieve the equiivalent of zero net w...
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About the LDP

The Liberal Democratic Party stands for lower taxes, small government and individual responsibility.

It believes people should make their own choices and not rely on the government. It supports both economic and social liberalism.

The LDP is anti-left, anti-right, pro-liberty.