Outsourcing Government payments

Feb 16, 2016

It has been suggested that the Government may outsource the administration and payment of Medicare, pharmaceutical and aged care benefits to the private sector. Would you approve or disapprove of this? 

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total approve 17%   13% 26% 17% 12%
Total disapprove 64%   74% 55% 75% 78%
Strongly approve 4%   4% 6% 3% 5%
Approve 13%   9% 20% 14% 7%
Disapprove 25%   19% 29% 18% 29%
Strongly disapprove 39%   55% 26% 57% 49%
Don’t know 20%   14% 20% 8% 10%

 

64% disapprove of the suggestion that the Government outsource the administration and payment of Medicare, pharmaceutical and aged care benefits to the private sector and only 17% approve.

55% of Liberal National voters disapprove and 26% approve.

76% of those aged 55+ disapprove.

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