- Libertarian Party (Australia)
The Libertarian Party is a small
Australian political partyfounded in 2005which purports to adhere to free marketprinciples very similar to those of the United States Libertarian Party. The party claims members in three states but it is not registered [http://aec.gov.au/Parties_and_Representatives/Party_Registration/Registered_parties/index.htm] with the Australian Electoral Commissionfor elections due to its small size.
The current organization is unrelated to an earlier
Libertarian Party of Australiathat was organized in the seventies and folded in the late eighties.
The Libertarian Party's official platform takes a
laissez-faireapproach to economicsand has very socially liberal policies on civil liberties. They adhere to the libertarianphilosophy.
* Liberty & Democracy Party - an alternate political party claiming a Libertarian philosophy and which is registered for elections. Founded 2001.
* [http://www.libertarianparty.org.au/ Libertarian Party] official site (domain now lapsed)
* [http://web.archive.org/web/20071009080407/http://www.libertarianparty.org.au/ Archived copy of original site]
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