- That I have no right to tell you who to vote for.
- That I have no reason to tell you who to vote for.
That my opinion is just that: an opinion.
- That everyone’s vote counts.
- That voting informally puts your decision in the hands of others.
That voting informedly makes your decision count for more.
- That who you vote for is not the same as who you believe should form government.
- That all policy deserves the scrutiny of many viewpoints.
That our parliament works best with a diverse senate.
- That there is no party who supports all of the ideals of any individual, even those who are members of the party.
- That no party knows how to best allocate your vote.
That no party knows who their best candidate is.
- That you should question your ideals before you select your candidate.
- That you should select your candidate before you select your party.
- That your second and third preferences matter just as much as your first.
That you should vote below the line.
- That my enemy’s enemy is not always my friend: to be my friend, I need a reason to support you.
- That blanket negative policies do not deserve the right to be enshrined in appropriation bills.
That the previous government was deposed for a reason.
- That a long-term view is not rewarded by our short-term electoral cycle.
- That three-year electoral terms favour fiscal conservatism and that Australia is worse-off for it.
That there is often merit to policies which do not result in an immediate return.
- That no party considers my electorate important enough to campaign broadly in.
- That at this election, no major party deserves my vote.
That no party deserves my continued support.
- That there is a time for conservatism.
- That with significantly reformed personnel and policy, the Liberal Party will one day be deserving of government again.
That that time is not now.
- That the current government has, for the most part, implemented fundamentally good policy.
- That the next government deserves wide-ranging, informed, non-partisan scrutiny.
- That this election should be all about the senate.