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Policy

The Nationals: getting it done for regional Australia

This webpage provides access to a range of policy initiatives that the Nationals are taking to the 2022 federal election.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Barnaby Joyce says the Nationals represent Australia's poorest electorates. Is he correct?

Former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce claims that the Greens — followed by the Liberals, then Labor — represent Australia's richest people, while the Nationals look after the poorest.
Commentary

Compare the pair: key policy offerings from Labor and the Coalition in the 2019 federal election

With the election less than a week away, here is a quick guide to the major policy announcements and promises from the two major parties.
Policy report

Our plan to respect and support veterans and their families

National Party policy document outlining their plans for supporting Australian veterans and their families.
Policy report

Our plan to back our multicultural communities

National Party policy document outlining their plans for supporting multiculturalism in Australia.
Policy report

Our plan for keeping Australians safe on our roads

National Party policy document outlining their plans for road safety in Australia.
Policy report

Our plan to support retirees

National Party policy document outlining their plans for supporting retirees.
Policy report

Our plan for lower taxes for small business

National Party policy document outlining their taxation plan for small business.
Policy report

Our plan for delivering high quality skills and vocational education

National Party policy document outlining their plans for vocational education and skills development.
Policy report

Our plan to back small business

National Party policy document outlining their plans for supporting Australian small businesses.
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Our plan for strengthening Australia's world-class health system

National Party policy document outlining their plans for supporting Australia's health care system.
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Our plan for lower energy costs for small business

National Party policy document outlining their plans to lower energy costs for Australian small businesses.
Policy report

Our plan for more jobs in a stronger economy

National Party policy document outlining their plans for job creation and economic management.
Policy report

Our plan for youth mental health and suicide prevention

National Party policy document outlining their plans for promoting youth mental health and suicide prevention.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Barnaby Joyce said building the Bradfield Scheme to redirect water is the one thing Australia can do to reduce the effects of drought. Is he correct?

Former Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce says "the one thing we can do" to reduce the effects of drought is introduce the Bradfield Scheme, an ambitious plan from the 1930s aimed at diverting floodwaters from the north of the country inland.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Will Queensland's proposed abortion laws allow unrestricted access after 22 weeks?

Coalition senator for Queensland Matt Canavan claims that a bill proposing to decriminalise abortion in the state would allow unrestricted access to abortions after 22 weeks' gestation.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Is a person torn to pieces by a crocodile every three months in north Queensland?

Katter's Australian Party MP Bob Katter claims a person is "torn to pieces" every three months by a crocodile in north Queensland.
Policy

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...
Policy

Supporting Australia's farmers and exporters

Australia’s export trade agreements with China, Japan and South Korea – three of our four largest export markets – will set Australia up for the long term. These agreements will grow our economy, create jobs and benefit consumers. Independent economic modelling has found that together...
Policy

Protecting our borders (Nationals)

We have restored the integrity of Australia’s borders and have stopped the deaths at sea. The Coalition removed all children who arrived by boat from detention in Australia. In contrast, Labor detained more than 8,500 children over six years. Stopping the boats has also enabled...