Economic measures

Mar 13, 2018

Q. Would you support or oppose each of the following?

  Total support Total  oppose   Strongly support Support Oppose Strongly oppose Don’t know
Reduce corporate tax to stimulate investment 42% 39% 11% 31% 24% 15% 19%
Increase the Newstart allowance to increase consumer spending 52% 32% 18% 34% 21% 11% 16%
Regulate energy prices to reduce cost of living pressures 83% 7% 49% 34% 5% 2% 10%
Create a partnership between business, unions and government to better share the benefits of economic growth 66% 11% 18% 48% 7% 4% 23%

There was majority support for regulating energy prices (83%), creating a partnership between business, unions and Government (66%) and increasing the Newstart allowance (52%). Respondents were divided on reducing corporate tax (42% support/39% oppose).

61% of Liberal National voters support reducing corporate tax while 52% of Labor voters and 60% of Greens voters oppose.