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Can You Tell The Difference Between The Greens And The Labor Party?

Do these policies belong to Labor, the Greens, or both parties?

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And tbh, even if you know what side of the ~political spectrum~ you lean towards, deciding who to actually vote for can still be a total mindfuck.

To make things a little easier, let's see how well you can tell Australia's two major left-wing parties apart.

  1. Which party plans to invest $6 million over three years to continue the Safe Schools program?

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    It's the Labor party! The Greens would invest $32 million over four years.

  2. Which party supports the legalisation of medicinal marijuana?

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    It's both! Labor and the Greens are in favour of the regulated use of THC for specified medical purposes.

  3. Which party wants 100% of electricity to come from renewable energy sources as soon as possible?

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    The Greens! The Labor party policy aims to ensure that 50% of electricity is sourced from renewable energy by 2030.

  4. Which party wants to end the live export of animals?

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    The Greens! Labor plans to support the live export trade if elected.

  5. Which party has promised that the first legislation they will introduce is marriage equality?

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    It's Labor! The Greens haven't made the exact same promise but agree that it should be passed ASAP.

  6. Which party wants to eliminate the mandatory offshore detention of refugees?

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    It's the Greens! Labor supports offshore detention but want to increase Australia's refugee intake.

  7. Which party's defence plan includes building 12 submarines in South Australia?

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    It's Labor! The Greens defence page is mainly just about promoting peace.

  8. Which party is totally against uni deregulation and $100,000 fees?

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    It's both! Both parties have a pretty big focus on making education accessible to everyone.

  9. Which party will limit negative gearing to new housing from July 1, 2017?

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    It's Labor! The Greens would remove negative gearing from all non-business properties bought after July 1, 2016.

 
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