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Science & Technology
  • Double research funding to $18.4bn
  • Create an Australian space agency
  • Legalise driverless car testing
  • Increase health research to end aging
Education
  • Implement Gonski 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
Economy
  • Remove 50% capital gains tax discount
  • Replace stamp duty with land tax
  • Remove superannuation tax loopholes
  • Affordable childcare for all
Environment & Infrastructure
  • Renewable energy
  • Carbon emissions trading scheme
  • Promote density to improve house prices
  • Bullet train: BNE-SYD-MEL

Science Party Vision


The Science Party believes that our quality of life is improved primarily through technological developments, sourced through a scientific approach to knowledge in the context of democracy and peace. Technological development is something that we can all be excited about and should try to accelerate. We, as a society and as individuals, should plan for the future in order to maximise the benefit we derive from our technological development. We see innovation, education and economic reforms as key to the success of Australia.

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Recent Updates


Science Party Charter of Rights policy

The Science Party recognises the inherent dignity and worth of all human beings and believes that everyone holds the same inalienable human rights. We believe that these rights are essential in an inclusive, democratic society, and that these rights should be formalised into law to ensure that they are protected and upheld.

 

Australian Charter of Rights to enshrine our human rights and civil liberties in law

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Gov. home loan handouts will likely make houses more, not less expensive

Both Labor and Liberal Parties have committed to schemes that will likely cause the cost of housing to go up, not down.

Today the Liberals announced they would offer loan guarantees such that first-home buyers could buy houses with only 5% of the deposit without having to pay for borrower's insurance. Labor quickly followed suit.

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A response to the Digital Rights Watch 2019 federal election survey

In the 2016 federal election we were featured on the EFA's score card regarding digital rights. Unfortunately we weren't afforded this opportunity with the 2019 score card published by Digital Rights Watch. While we understand it can be difficult for a small organisation to collect, collate and distribute this information, we also feel it is important to inform people of our position.

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Australia should build new cities if we want to protect our environment and increase quality of life

Our cities are straining. They are sprawling ever further out. This means that we need more transport infrastructure per person as people have to travel further and further. Housing costs are increasingly unaffordable.

But there is a solution: build new cities with new ideas, which is what the Science Party plans to do. We'll build Turing between between Sydney and Canberra on a high-speed rail line.

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Science Party Treaty Policy

Science Party policy is to establish a Treaty Organisation to develop a treaty or treaties for ratification by Parliament and Indigenous groups in Australia. This Treaty Organisation will allow for real and meaningful agreements with Governments and traditional owners and groups. Read our policy here.

Map of the Australian continent showing Aboriginal and Torres Trait Island nations

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