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.
The LDP supports voluntary voting, citizens initiated referenda, fixed parliamentary terms, recall elections, constitutional protection of private property and sunset clauses on legislation.
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 government must be limited to the defence of freedom.
The LDP believes governments lack the competence to address climate change and prefers market responses instead.
Adults must be free to make their own lifestyle decisions, including marriage, without interference by the government or any need for its approval.
Limited and accountable government
The Liberal Democrats will ensure that government is limited as to what it can do and kept accountable through extensive checks and balances.
The LDP believes those who choose to use motorcycles and scooters should not be discouraged by government policies.
The LDP supports nuclear power provided it is subject to the same tax policies as other energy sources.
Police and crime
The Liberal Democrats believe Peel’s Principles of policing should comprise the basis of all police activities.
The LDP believes maintaining the safety and security of the Australian people and their property must be the government’s first priority.
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.
The LDP recognises the reality that Taiwan (The Republic of China) is a free, prosperous and independent country and supports immediate re-establishment of full diplomatic relations and a seat at the UN and in other world organisations.
The LDP believes traffic laws should strike a better balance between safety and efficient travel.
The LDP does not generally support the criminalisation of victimless crimes and seeks to reduce the intrusion of government into these areas.