Truth in labelling: We purchase products that are packaged influenced by the words written on the label and as such this information must be able to be depended upon. We will pursue policies for accurate labelling of all packaged products.
Law and order is a foundation of society’s social order and business confidence. As such it needs to be balanced with a moral social code, an effective law enforcement, and an efficient judiciary and a wisely governed penal system that seeks to restore convicted persons where possible to become good contributors to society.
The traditional marriage between one man and one woman has held a special place in the life of our communities for centuries and it seems unwise to discard this unique definition of marriage. It is also notable that this traditional man/woman marriage is supported by non-religious groups, atheists, and throughout all faiths, and as it represents a broad section of the population, should be protected as a proven contribution to social and democratic stability. We do note the changes that have been made to the Marriage Act and we are carefully examining the full consequences of this decision.
The Christian Democratic party supports responsible mining which is environmentally responsible and care is taken not to excessivelly harm the farming communities.