BUILDING OUR ECONOMY
SECURING YOUR FUTURE
STRONGER ECONOMY, MORE JOBS
A strong economy is the key to creating more jobs. It is also the key to guaranteeing essential services and keeping Australians safe. Over 1,000,000 jobs created since 2015. >>More
Under our plan, income taxes will be lower, fairer and simpler so Australians keep more of what they earn and save. Tax cuts for 3.2 million businesses employing 6.7 million Australians. >>More
FIXING THE BUDGET
Over $37 billion in Budget savings since the election. We have halved the growth in expenditure and are on track for a balanced budget in 2020-21.
HELPING WITH THE COST OF LIVING
In 2018-19, 4.5 million Australians will get tax relief of $1,080 per year. Over 10 million taxpayers will get some tax relief. We’re making income taxes lower, fairer and simpler. By the time our tax relief plan is fully implemented, 94% of taxpayers will pay no more than 30 cents in the dollar. >>More
CRACKING DOWN ON PAEDOPHILES
We’ve Introduced Carly’s Law, which has already led to high profile arrests and have banned registered sex offenders from holding an Australian passport.
BETTER HEALTH CARE
86% of GP visits bulk billed last year – 21 million more than Labor’s last year. Hospital funding at record levels and new reforms introduced to improve private health insurance. >>More
OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG AUSTRALIANS
Extra $23.5 billion over a decade – Our agreement replaces 27 secret deals and will provide needs based funding for all students. Our agreement also sees a 50% increase in funding for the average student. >>More
SUPPORTING AUSTRALIAN WOMEN
Over 1.2 million new jobs have been created in Australia since the Liberal Nationals Government was elected in September 2013. Approximately 57% of these new jobs have been taken up by women. There are now over 6 million women in employment – with the female participation rate near a record high (60.6%). The gender pay gap is also moving in the right direction, down to a record low of 14.2%. >>More
LOWER POWER PRICES
Our plan for affordable, reliable power includes: a price safety net to protect customers; big stick legislation to stop energy company rip offs of customers; and a technology neutral program to underwrite new reliable energy generation. >>More
FIGHTING TERRORISM AND CRIME
14 major terrorist plots have been foiled. The Government is boosting our security agencies, has introduced tougher anti-terror laws and is revoking the citizenship of dual nationals who engage in terrorism. >>More
A STRONGER DEFENCE FORCE
Undertaking the largest regeneration of our Navy since WW2, with 54 new ships. With new weapons and air defence for our Army and new air combat capability, we’re building Australia’s sovereign defence capability. >>More
We’ve changed the rules to deport non-citizens who commit serious crimes. The Government has cancelled the visas of 3,000 serious criminals – including murderers, rapists, child sex offenders, armed robbers and drug dealers.
TACKLING UNION LAWLESSNESS
Australian Building and Construction Commission restored to protect small businesses and the economy from CFMMEU lawlessness. Secret payments now banned between businesses and unions. >>More
BACKING REGIONAL AUSTRALIA
Our farmers and country towns remain at the core of Australia’s economy and identity. We are working to boost regional industries, grow regional economies and improve regional infrastructure and services. >>More
Rural exports up 19% last year.
PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT
Australia will meet its global emissions target (of 26% to 28% below 2005 levels by 2030). We have an obligation to protect our environment for future generations. We must also ensure a strong economy, so the next generation can find jobs. >>More
FAST, EFFICIENT BROADBAND
All Australians will be able to connect by 2020. The NBN rollout is 99% complete or under construction in regional Australia, and 93% complete or under construction in metro areas. >>More