Responses to ACOSS 2016 election questions

Responses have now been received to our questions to the major parties for the 2016 Election.

Our purpose is not to ‘score’ the parties on policy but instead to get their responses to some of the hard questions about how we can reduce inequality and poverty in Australia while we grow the economy and jobs.

Click on a heading below to view the questions and compare the answers from the major parties.

View the ALP response in letter format 

View the Coalition response in letter format

View the Australian Greens’ response in letter format