Party of the Workers

7. The party is a party of the workers, and accordingly advocates:

  1. improving living standards and happiness for ordinary working people;
  2. setting minimum wages and working conditions by government regulation;
  3. a forty hour working week;
  4. penalty rates of pay for work voluntarily done in excess of forty hours per week or on weekends;
  5. compulsory trade union membership; and
  6. tariffs and subsidies to protect Australian industry.