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Biosecurity

Biosecurity is a word describing procedures to protect people from biological dangers such as infectious diseases. It includes measures designed to prevent new diseases evolving. Factory farms pose significant biosecurity risks to all...

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Cultured Meat

Meat cultured from individual animal cells has the potential to replace meat produced from killing animals. But if cultured meat is identical to normal meat, it will cause the same health problems....

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Decent Work

The emerging literature on the psychological effects of slaughterhouse work on humans is substantive (1,2,3). We already know that farming animals for food is harmful to animals, the environment and human health....

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An Ethical Economy

The Animal Justice Party (AJP) believes in an economic system in which ethics, the protection of the natural world and its inhabitants, and all beings are highly valued for their intrinsic worth....

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Education

The AJP believes that the exploitation of animals is not only unnecessary but detrimental to education. Furthermore, whilst education is a right that should be respected, it should not come at the...

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Employment

The AJP aims to maximise gainful employment while phasing out jobs that rely on exploitation of animals as commodities. Key Objectives Offer educational opportunites for workers currently employed by animal industries through...

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Genetic Manipulation

GM has the potential to bring both benefit and harm. The Animal Justice Party (AJP) will therefore create policy regarding genetic manipulation on a case-by-case basis, drawing on the value base of...

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Gun Control

The Animal Justice Party (AJP) supports the 1996 National Firearms Agreement (NFA). Gun violence has no place in Australia and yet the proliferation of firearms puts innocent lives in danger. AJP will...

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Health

The AJP supports a universal publicly funded healthcare system. We want to broaden the focus in health policy from just treating disease to also improving health. We believe the biggest gains in...

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Land Transport

Vehicles, roads and internal combustion engines have disastrous side effects for animals, the environment and people. The Animal Justice Party (AJP) recognises that Australia needs a national shift away from road transport...

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Law and Social Justice

The Animal Justice Party believes animal rights is the biggest social justice issue of our time. Achieving animal rights will not only benefit non-human animals but immensely improve the lives of humans....

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Mental Health

AJP will work with existing mental health experts to integrate animal care and interaction with existing programs. The AJP believes that just as diet and exercise are crucial for physical wellbeing, caring...

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Human Population & Planning

The Animal Justice Party (AJP) recognises that our species is just one member of a wider Earth community, and supports taking direct steps to reduce the ecological impact of human populations. The...

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Processed Meat

Processed meat should not be sold to people under 18 years of age. Health warnings should be placed on all processed meat packaging. This policy is consistent with other potent carcinogens like...