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Higher Education

The Liberal Democrats will deregulate and privatise higher education, while retaining loans for tuition fees. ...
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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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Freedom and Civil Liberties

The Liberal Democrats believe that freedom is precious, that our freedom is not conferred by government, that government poses great risks to our freedom, and that the role of government is the def...
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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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Relations with other countries

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

The LDP supports the legalisation of use, cultivation, processing, possession, transport and sale of cannabis, with protection of minors and penalties for driving while impaired. ...
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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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Competitive Federalism

The LDP supports competitive federalism as it was intended by the founders of the constitution. ...
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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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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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Defence

National defence is a legitimate role of the Commonwealth government. However, unnecessary expenditure on defence contributes to excessive taxation. ...
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Equality before the law

All citizens should be treated equally before the law. ...
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Free Trade

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

Adults must be free to make their own lifestyle decisions, including marriage, without interference by the government or any need for its approval. ...
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Assisted Suicide

The LDP believes adults have a right to end their own lives, with or without assistance, and to have access to information to help them do it. ...
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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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Traffic Laws

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

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