The Nationals Policies - Election 2010
The Coalition’s plan for regional Australia is built on strong economic management and returning a fair share for the regions.
Regional Australia is usually hit first, hardest and longest during periods of economic slowdown, but we know that panicky deficit budgeting and overhanging debt wi... ... (20-Aug)
The Coalition has a Plan for real action on housing.
State Labor failures in land release, increased developer fees, charges, and planning laws all hamper the ability of Australians to purchase affordable homes.
The Coalition will attack problems that reduce housing affordability.
We w... ... (20-Aug)
The Coalition is committed to higher education as the fundamental, essential and enduring building block of opportunity for young Australians and prosperity and cohesion for Australia’s future.
Universities play an important dual role in our society, both as engines of economic growth, thr... ... (20-Aug)
The Coalition believes Australia should prepare for the great challenges of climate change and preserving our environment and heritage through Real and Direct Action rather than talk.
In particular, the Coalition believes that with appropriate support and incentives, committed individuals, ... ... (19-Aug)
Australia needs an efficient and safe national transport system to build our future prosperity.
Labor has over-promised and under-delivered on transport, using drawn out planning studies to hide their failures.
The Coalition will take real action to restore and upgrade Australia’s ... ... (19-Aug)
There is no higher priority for the Coalition than the defence and security of Australia and its people.
The Coalition has a strong track record of setting realistic goals for enhancing our defence capabilities and achieving real outcomes in the national interest.
A major modernisation of ... ... (19-Aug)
The Coalition supports Australia’s three-pillar retirement system comprising an aged pension, a
compulsory system of retirement saving through superannuation and incentives for voluntary saving.
The introduction of compulsory superannuation in Australia was a ground-breaking reform... ... (19-Aug)
The Coalition is committed to building a thriving, innovative, unique and prosperous arts and cultural sector.
Today, the arts and cultural sectors in Australia are recognised worldwide for our exemplary visual, performing and literary artists and arts companies.
The Coalition recognises Austral... ... (19-Aug)
Investment in the nation’s infrastructure is crucial to the living standards of all Australians.
The Coalition has a strong record of infrastructure investment. In constant 2007 dollar terms infrastructure spending in Australia increased from $21 billion in 1996 to over $56 billion at the ... ... (18-Aug)
The Coalition will provide real incentives to help unemployed Australians to re-enter the workforce.
Unemployment can have a corrosive impact on individuals, families and society at large. In addition to the economic costs, long-term unemployment can be particularly debilitating. Allowing ... ... (18-Aug)