Liberal–National Coalition

Coalition policy
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Do higher food star ratings always mean a healthier choice?

The Federal Government health star rating system for food and drink products, "the more stars, the healthier", is not as straighforward as it sounds.

2019 Post-election report of election commitments

The 2019 Post-election report provides the budget impact of each of the election commitments made by the major parties in the 2019 general election, and the total combined impact of their policy platforms on the Commonwealth budget.

Key challenges for the re-elected Coalition government: our experts respond

Now that the Coalition has won the federal election, how will it meet its campaign promises on taxes, the environment, education, health and infrastructure?

Little to choose: comparing foreign policies of the major parties

As the federal election draws near, where the major parties and their candidates stand on foreign policy has been fundamentally absent from the public debate. A comparative analysis of the Coalition and the Labor Party’s positions on key foreign policy issues shows there is little...
Position paper

ECCV policy analysis on federal election commitments to seniors from non-English speaking backgrounds

What are politicians saying at this Federal election in relation to seniors from multicultural backgrounds? As part of The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria’s (ECCV) policy advocacy on behalf of seniors from non-English speaking backgrounds, ECCV wrote letters to the Greens, Australian Labor Party, and...

Brandis v Dreyfus: the 2016 pre-election legal affairs debate

In the run-up to the 2016 federal election, the Pre-Election Legal Affairs Debate featured the Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, and the Shadow-Attorney-General, the Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP. The debate explored the policies of the Coalition and the Australian Labor Party as...
Discussion paper

Australian foreign policy: the Coalition approach

Supported by one of the most professional and dedicated foreign policy bureaucracies in the world, one can rely on any Australian government that wins office to perform their duty to represent our country in a diligent and tireless manner. The difference lies in whether a...

Smart cities

Key Commitments Australia’s cities are home to the majority of our population and responsible for more than 80 per cent of national economic output. Liveable, accessible cities with clean environments are now essential economic assets. In the knowledge economy, people are our greatest resource, and...
Audio interview

Coalition youth unemployment policy criticised for underpaying young workers

The Coalition youth unemployment policy detailed in the budget includes a training program, a 12-week internship and a subsidy for employers. It was criticised by some who said it would exploit young workers by allowing employers to pay them below the minimum wage. Shadow Minister...

Invest in Queensland's water infrastructure

2016 election Liberal Party policy on supporting investment in Queensland's water infrastructure. Water infrastructure is essential to population growth, sustainable communities, jobs, productivity, and stronger economic outcomes. Every community and industry requires water security to grow and prosper. Many regional and remote communities depend on...