Objectives

The Australian Country Party is a value-based party representing all Australians. The objectives and values of the Party are set out below:

Ensure that people who are elected as Australian Country Party Mp’s give first priority and representation to the interests of their constituents;

Maintain democracy, liberty and personal responsibility;

Increase the well-being of the whole of the population of Australia;

Ensure the viability of communities throughout Australia.

Ensure access to services and infrastructure by all Australians that are of a comparable quality and price to those provided in leading economies around the world;

Promote economic development for Australia and ensure rural and regional Australia also benefits from the decentralisation of state and federal government bureaucracies;

Develop the quality of life and ensure the continuation of recreational, cultural and social activities traditionally enjoyed in all of Australia;

Ensure the maintenance of an appropriate balance between economic development and a healthy and sustainable environment;

Ensure that policies involving environmental issues are based on verifiable facts, rigorous scientific inquiry and field visits to ascertain community views;

Ensure effective representation and promotion of the traditional values, culture, views and aspirations of all Australian communities, including indigenous;

Co-operate with organisations and individuals with comparable aims to the party;

Endorse candidates to contest local, state and federal elections in every state and territory in Australia; and

Do such things as are necessary to achieve the objects of the party