NSW Election 2015 – Australian Labor Party vs Liberal National Party vs The Greens

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NSW Election Pocket Reference Guide

See where each party stands on the most important political issues in New South Wales

Government owned assets

Strongly DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNeutralSomewhat AgreeStrongly Agree
Should the Government privatise public assets rather than raise taxes, in a bid to minimise infrastructure costs?
GRN
LNP
ALP
Should the NSW Government lease its electricity transmission network to the private sector?
ALP
GRN
LNP

Education

Strongly DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNeutral Somewhat AgreeStrongly Agree
Should the NSW Government spend more on TAFE?
LNP
ALP
GRN
Should children in public schools be given the option of taking an ethics class as an alternative to religious education?
LNP
ALP
GRN
Should more of the tertiary education system be outsourced to the private sector?
GRN
ALP
LNP

Environment

Strongly DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNeutralSomewhat AgreeStrongly Agree
Should NSW get more of its energy from renewable sources?
LNP
ALP
GRN
Should NSW allow hunting in its national parks?
ALP
GRN
LNP
Should there be tighter environmental regulations, even if it costs consumers more?
LNP
ALP
GRN
Should the NSW Government ban the extraction of coal seam gas?
LNP
ALP
GRN
Should there be a moratorium on the construction of coal-fired power plants in NSW?
LNP
ALP
GRN

Health Care

 Strongly DisagreeSomewhat Disagree NeutralSomewhat Agree Strongly Agree
Should the private sector be more active in the public hospital service?
GRN
ALP
LNP
Should the waiting times for elective surgery be shorter?
LNP
GRN
ALP
Should there be government funded, nurse run walk-in treatment centres?
LNP
GRN
ALP

Government Services

Strongly DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNeutralSomewhat AgreeStrongly Agree
Do you think there have been too many cuts to government services?
LNP
ALP
GRN

Indigenous Australians

 Strongly Disagree Somewhat Disagree Neutral Somewhat Agree  Strongly Agree
Should NSW turn over the ownership of Goat Island to the local Aboriginal community?
LNP
ALP
GRN

Laws

  Strongly Disagree Somewhat Disagree  Neutral  Somewhat Agree  Strongly Agree
Should the police be allowed to use sniffer dogs to find drugs in public spaces?
GRN
LNP
ALP
Should the NSW anti-terrorism laws be toned down?
LNP
ALP
GRN
Should people who cause someone's death with a coward punch be treated more severely than if they'd been involved in a brawl?
GRN
LNP
ALP

Morals & Ethics

Strongly Disagree  Somewhat Disagree Neutral Somewhat Agree Strongly Agree
Should marijuana be legalised for medicinal purposes?
LNP
ALP
GRN
Should terminally ill patients be given the choice to end their own life with medical assistance?
LNP
ALP
GRN
Should marriage only be allowed between a man and a woman?
GRN
ALP
LNP

Multiculturalism & Diversity

 Strongly DisagreeSomewhat Disagree Neutral  Somewhat Agree Strongly Agree
Should NSW be doing more accommodate religious minorities?
LNP
ALP
GRN

Rural NSW

  Strongly Disagree Somewhat Disagree NeutralSomewhat Agree Strongly Agree
Should those living in regional NSW have access to the same services as those in the city, even if it means raising taxes?
LNP
ALP
GRN
Should the government provide more assistance to farmers in drought stricken areas?
LNP
ALP
GRN

Taxes

 Strongly Disagree Somewhat Disagree Neutral Somewhat Agree Strongly Agree
Should corporations pay more tax than they are currently paying?
LNP
ALP
GRN
Should the wealthier people in NSW pay more taxes?
LNP
ALP
GRN

Union Power

 Strongly DisagreeSomewhat Disagree  Neutral  Somewhat Agree  Strongly Agree
Do you think that unions in NSW should have more power than they have now?
LNP
ALP
GRN

Roads & Public Transport

Strongly DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNeutral Somewhat AgreeStrongly Agree
Should work on the West Connex motorway be stopped?
LNP
ALP
GRN
Should the Government spend more on public transport, even if this means compromising in other areas?
ALP
LNP
GRN
Should the Government spend more on making NSW more cycle friendly?
LNP
ALP
GRN

Sources: Australian news publications, VoteCompass (brought to you by ABC, VoxPop Labs & University of Sydney)

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