Party trust to handle issues

Mar 1, 2016

Which party would you trust most to handle the following issues?

  Liberal Labor Don’t know   Difference Liberal – Labor
Security and the war on terrorism 40% 20% 40% +20
Management of the economy 41% 22% 36% +19
Controlling interest rates 37% 21% 42% +16
Political leadership 37% 21% 42% +16
Managing population growth 33% 21% 45% +12
Treatment of asylum seekers 31% 26% 42% +5
Ensuring a fair taxation system 33% 29% 38% +4
Ensuring a quality water supply 28% 25% 47% +3
Housing affordability 28% 32% 40% -4
Ensuring the quality of Australia’s health system 29% 33% 37% -4
Ensuring a quality education for all children 30% 35% 35% -5
Protecting Australian jobs and protection of local industries 29% 35% 36% -6
Addressing climate change 25% 33% 42% -8
Protecting the environment 24% 33% 44% -9
A fair industrial relations system 28% 38% 33% -10

 

 

The Liberal Party is trusted more to handle security and the war on terrorism (40% to 20%), management of the economy (41%/22%), controlling interest rates (37%/21%), political leadership (37%/21%) and managing population growth (33%/21%).

 

The Labor Party is trusted more to handle a fair industrial relations system (38% to 28%), protecting the environment (33%/24%) and addressing climate change (33%/25%).