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Smoking

The LDP is neither pro-smoking nor anti-smoking; it is pro-choice. ...
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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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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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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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Motorcycles

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

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

The Liberal Democrats believe Peel’s Principles of policing should comprise the basis of all police activities. ...
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Relations with other countries

The Liberal Democrats support freedom and democracy at home and abroad.  ...
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Foreign Aid

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

The Liberal Democrats will modify the welfare system to foster a culture of independence and civil society without neglecting the genuinely needy. ...
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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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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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Energy

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

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

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

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