Creating more and better skilled Aussie jobs

  • Getting more Australians into work with 296,400 jobs created since the start of the year, the strongest jobs growth we have seen in the first ten months of a year in the history of the Labour Force survey
  • Replacing 457 visas with an improved temporary skilled visa scheme to ensure Australians have first priority for Australian jobs

Tax cuts for small business

  • The Coalition is delivering much for small business including significant red tape reduction, extending the instant asset write-off and providing tax cuts to 16,920 small businesses across Corangamite
  • These incentives will provide a major boost for jobs and the economy

Fairer, needs-based school funding

  • Funding is estimated to grow by an additional $23.5 billion for Australia’s schools over the next decade from 2018-2027
  • Every school will receive a fair amount of federal funding based on their individual needs, with extra assistance for those with the greatest needs, such as students with disability
  • We have also passed child care reforms that will deliver an extra $430 million to help families access pre-school, building on a record $2.5 billion additional investment in early childhood education

Securing Australia’s energy future

  • Introducing the National Energy Guarantee to deliver affordable, reliable energy
  • Delivering Snowy Hydro 2.0 to provide energy security and create thousands of construction jobs
  • Securing our domestic energy supply through a new export licensing scheme
  • Investing nearly $60 million to support gas exploration and development
  • Covering peak demand with a new gas supply guarantee

Restoring the rule of law to workplaces

  • New laws to protect the rule of law in Australia’s construction industry and protect low-paid workers from union rip-off
  • Protecting 60,000 volunteer firefighters from a hostile union takeover of the CFA

Keeping Australians Safe

  • Strong laws to keep terrorists behind bars when they continue to pose a danger to the community
  • Over 1,100 days since a successful boat arrival and securing resettlement for refugees on Manus and Nauru
  • Delivering $321.4m, the largest single funding increase for the AFP’s domestic policing capabilities in more than a decade
  • Strengthening our citizenship laws to ensure a priority is placed on respect for Australian values and on demonstrating an ability and willingness to integrate

Strong economic growth

  • Over $34 billion of sensible Budget repair since the election
  • On track for a Budget surplus in 2020-21

Greater accountability for big banks

  • Creating a one-stop shop where consumers can resolve disputes with their banks
  • A new Banking Executive Accountability regime to keep bank bosses honest and their pay within community standards

Making multinationals pay their fair share of tax

  • Introduced new laws to close loopholes and tax multinational corporation profits here, so more money can be returned to our community

Fully funding the NDIS and guaranteeing Medicare

  • Securing the future of the National Disability Insurance Scheme with real money to provide certainty and security
  • Securing Medicare for all Australians with an increase in funding of $2.4 billion over four years

Strengthening and growing the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

  • Over $1.2 billion in extra funding delivered to provide cheaper access to life changing medicines for Australian people
  • Listing more drugs on the scheme to ensure Australians have access to the drugs they need