100 POSITIVE LABOR POLICIES


INVESTING IN OUR SCHOOLS AND TAFES: opportunity, equity and innovation

1.      Your child. Our Future. Full Gonski and More. Needs Based School Funding

2.       Computer Coding For Every School

3.       Skilling Teachers in STEM – Upskilling Teachers

4.       Girls Into Code

5.       A Stronger Vocational Education & Training Sector

6.       National TAFE Funding Guarantee

7.       Your Child. Our Future: Support for Students with Disability

8.       Your Child, Our Future. Non-Govt School Funding Support

9.       New Graduates Into STEM Teaching

10.   Investing in Indigenous Students

11.   Targeted Teaching

MAKING HEALTH OUR #1 PRORITY: protecting Medicare, investing in our health system

12.   A Stronger Medicare For All Australians

13.   Better Mental Health Care

14.   Medicinal Cannabis

15.   Indigenous Eye Health Help

16.   Managing Allergic Diseases

17.   Fight Smoking Related Diseases

18.   Increase Support For Australians With Breast Cancer

19.   Support Men With Prostate Cancer

KEEPING HIGHER EDUCATION ACCESSIBLE FOR MIDDLE AND WORKING CLASS FAMILIES: no $100,000 degrees

20.   Higher Education – Getting More Students To Graduate

21.   Regional Incubators and Accelerators

22.   National Digital Workforce Plan

23.   Startup Year to Create More Startups

24.   Debt-Free STEM Degrees

25.   Higher Education – Student Funding Guarantee

26.   Higher Education – Independent Commission

27.   Higher Education – Clearer Information For Parents and Students

28.   University Of Tasmania Jobs And Growth Package

29.   Restoring Integrity In VET and Protecting Students and Taxpayers from Rip-offs

NATION-BUILDING INFRASTRUCUTRE: jobs, road and rail

30.   A First-Class Stadium For Townsville

31.   Perth Growth Corridor Infrastructure Program

32.   Empowering Infrastructure Australia

33.   Financing The Infrastructure of The Future

34.   Fast-Tracking Priority National Infrastructure Projects

35.   Australia’s Submarines Built Here

36.   Defending Australia – Future Frigates

37.   A ‘National Interest Test” For Gas Exports

38.   High Speed Rail

39.   Plan for Australian Metals Manufacturing and Jobs

40.   Plan For Our Cities

41.   Smart, Substantial Infrastructure

42.   Western Sydney Night “No-Fly Zone”

43.   Build Jobs and Industry While Tackling Climate Change

44.   Brisbane Roads Package (M1 and Ipswich)

45.   Hobart Airport Infrastructure

46.   Manufacturing Transition Boost

47.   Labor’s $500 Million Commitment to Adelaide Jobs and Infrastructure

48.   Boosting Rail Freight at Port Botany

ACTING ON CLIMATE CHANGE, PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT

49.   Net Zero Pollution by 2050

50.   50% Renewables by 2030

51.   Animal Testing Ban

52.   Cut Pollution – Emissions Trading Scheme

53.   Cleaner Power Generation

54.   Increased Energy Efficiency

55.   Carbon Capture on the Land

PROTECTING PENALTY RATES AND YOUR RIGHTS AT WORK

56.   Commonwealth Cleaning Services Guidelines

57.   Safeguarding Workers Rights

58.   Protect Weekend Penalty Rates

59.   Better Union Governance

BUDGET REPAIR THAT’S FAIR: A 10 YEAR PLAN TO STRENGTHEN THE AUSTRALIAN ECONOMY

60.   Helping Small Business Access Finance

61.   Research and Development Investment Target

62.   Backing In Startups And Innovative Companies

63.   Getting Startups Capital – Angel Investment Schemes & reforming ESVCLP’s

64.   National Information Policy

65.   Helping Small Businesses Incorporate

66.   Entrepreneur Landing Pads

67.   Greater Budget Transparency

68.   Lowering The Small Business Company Tax Rate

69.   Challenge Incentives for SMEs

70.   Sharing Economy

71.   Keeping Super Fair

72.   Making Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share of Tax

73.   Entrepreneur Visas

74.   Innovation Investment Partnership

75.   No Increase to the GST

76.   Positive Plan on housing Affordability – Negative Gearing Reform

77.   Positive Plan on Housing Affordability – Capital Gains Tax Reform

78.   Comprehensive Credit Reporting

79.   Multinational Tax Transparency

80.   Protecting Paid Parental Leave

81.   Sustainable Small Business Tax Cuts and Budget Repair That’s Fair

82.   Innovate Australia – Stronger Innovation Support

83.   Cutting Government Waste: Stop Paying Polluters Not To Pollute

84.   Cutting Government Waste: No Plebiscite for Marriage Equality

85.   Cutting Government Waste: Not Proceeding with The New Baby Bonus

86.   Fair Income Taxes for Budget Repair That’s Fair

TACKLING INEQUALITY AND DISADVANTAGE

87.   Frontline Funds for Family Violence

88.   Letting Australian NGO’s Do Their Good Work Overseas – Sustainable Development and Inclusive Growth

89.   Supporting Stronger Disability Advocates

90.   National Redress Scheme

91.   Empowering Indigenous Girls

92.   Empowering Young Australians to Participate in our Democracy

93.   Indigenous Justice Target

94.   Republic Timeline

95.   Youth Jobs Pathway

96.   Marriage Equality

97.   Immigration – Regional and Global Efforts

98.   Immigration – Increasing the Humanitarian Intake

99.   Immigration – Mandatory Reporting And More Transparency

100.   Family Violence Paid Leave

101.   National Family Violence Summit

102.  Community Sector Partnership

103.  Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Peoples

104.  Royal Commission into the Financial Services Industry

105. Small Business Ombudsman – Access to Justice

106.  Advancing Australian MulticulturalismWater Safe:


​107.  Labor’s National Water Safety Education Program

photo by Stephen Postles.


100 POSITIVE LABOR POLICIES