Wellbeing Economics

Wellbeing Economics

Our most essential resource is wellbeing: economic, environmental and social.  Policies that solely promote economic wellbeing are missing the bigger picture.

Wellbeing is both a means and ends of policy making because personal wellbeing is more than a luxury. It has flow on effects throughout the economy...

Education With Heart

Education With Heart

The purpose of the education system is to promote wellbeing in students and in our society.

Academic skills and knowledge are essential and there is much evidence supporting the connection between higher levels of education and wellbeing for both individual and economies. But we must emphasise models for teaching social, emotional, creative and physical intelligence...

Reduce Materialism

Reduce Materialism

As well as promoting wellbeing it is important to counter vested interests that prey on our sense of inadequacy. Rampant marketing can cloud our ability to seek true wellbeing by over-emphasizing the benefits of material wealth. Advertising controls will help us move to a more authentic sense of what is in our best wellbeing interests, especially for young children who can't...

Addressing Inequality

Addressing Inequality

The Wellbeing Party holds a vision of a just society in which every Australian is able to realise their full potential regardless of the circumstances they are born into. The greatest challenge to this vision is growing inequality.

Inequality weakens our community spirit by entrenching economic, social and spatial divisions. It threatens both the wellbeing of those at the bottom of the income and wealth scales and the future prosperity and wellbeing of our nation as a whole...