The Labor Party is the only major party committed to real action on climate change. Labor accepts the science of climate change and endorses the Paris Agreement to keep global warming well below two degrees Celsius as well as a more qualified commitment around a...
This policy sets out the Labor party's plan on housing. It includes strategies to address affordability and to support housing construction by reforming negative gearing and capital gains tax arrangements. Links include previously archived and updated versions.
Labor's National Platform outlines its key policy priorities heading into an election year.
Australia needs a government that can get on with the job. The John Curtin Research Centre has crafted a list of seven key policies a Labor Government under Bill Shorten should push for.
The policy platform of the Victorian Branch of the Australian Labor Party as it heads to the state election on 24 November 2018.
Setting the Agenda is the ALP's national plan for action on gender equality.
The truth about Labor's policy on dividend imputation credits:
You might have heard a lot of lies from Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg about Labor’s policy on dividend imputation credits.
Here are the facts on Labor’s policy so you can read the truth...
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,...
The Charter of Budget Honesty Act 1998 outlines arrangements under which the Secretaries of the Treasury and the Department of Finance (Finance) may be requested to cost election commitments during the caretaker period for a general election.
In accordance with the Act, the Government,...
Most Australians who take an interest in politics, at least those of a certain age, remember that John Hewson's policy in 1993 to introduce a 15 per cent GST lost him the unloseable election to Paul Keating. Except that is not quite right. There was...
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...
Labor has pledged $100 million as a lifeline for the Whyalla steelworkers. Professor Jim Minifie, Productivity Growth Program Director at the Melbourne-based Grattan Institute, describes it as poorly thought out corporate welfare that won't benefit workers in the long term, but will reward poor management...
The original Labor National Broadband Network would have delivered optic fibre to 93 per cent of homes and businesses, providing speeds of up to one gigabit per second on a network easily scalable to much higher speeds in the future.
In 2013, Malcolm Turnbull...