PRINCIPLES. EVIDENCE. PROGRESS.

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Our Vision

Our quality of life is improved by the continued application of reason, and by scientific discovery.

The Science Party aims to increase the opportunity for all individuals, and push society towards the pursuit of knowledge, for the benefit of all of humanity.

What We'll Do

Science & Technology
  • Double research funding to $18.4bn
  • Create an Australian space agency
  • Legalise driverless car testing
  • Increase health research to end aging
Education
  • Needs based funding reforms
  • Computer programming in schools
  • Support disadvantaged schools
  • Publicly funded extension school
Rights
  • Close offshore detention centres
  • Marriage equality
  • Decriminalise drug use
  • Treaty with Indigenous Australia
Good government
  • Transparent, open government
  • Whistleblower protection
  • End metadata retention
  • Secularism
  • Anti-corruption commission
Economy
  • Remove 50% capital gains tax discount
  • Replace stamp duty with land tax
  • Remove superannuation tax loopholes
  • Affordable childcare for all
Environment & Infrastructure
  • 800% Renewable energy
  • Carbon emissions trading scheme
  • Promote density to improve house prices
  • Bullet train: BNE-SYD-MEL

Recent Updates


Submission on the 2019 Election


The hidden tax that lets them steal your savings.

What they won’t tell you about interest rates.

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Submission to the inquiry into nuclear energy

Download: Submission to the Inquiry into the prerequisites for nuclear energy in Australia (PDF, 150 KB, 16 September 2019)

See all the submissions on the inquiry website.

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No, conservationists are not responsible for the ferocity of this bushfire season

Dr Andrea Leong is the Leader of the Science Party.


Despite what you might have heard, "greenies" and their supposed opposition to hazard reduction burns are unlikely to be responsible for the intensity of the current bushfires. 

Let's look at New South Wales as an example.

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Nostalgia

Without forgetting that some structural inequities have a long history and continue to this day, our 2019 senate candidate Greg Parker recounts some of the Australian institutions that are being whittled away. Now retired, Greg's professional experience includes working in Indigenous Housing and in the Job Network.

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Photo: Greg Parker
Image: supplied

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