Repealing major Government decisions

Nov 26, 2012

Q. If the Liberal and National parties win the next election, should they repeal any of these Government decisions?

 

Yes, should repeal

No, should not repeal

Don’t know

The carbon pricing scheme

45%

37%

18%

NBN (National Broadband Network)

18%

63%

20%

The Minerals Resource Rent Tax (MRRT)

24%

50%

28%

A greater portion of respondents believe that a Coalition government should repeal the carbon pricing scheme (45%) that those that believe they should not (37%).

A majority of respondents otherwise believe that a Coalition government should not repeal the NBN (63%), and a greater portion believe it should not repeal the MRRT (50%) compared to those that believe it should (24%).

Looking at the results by voting intention, Lib/Nat voters are also more likely to believe a Coalition government should repeal the carbon pricing scheme (72%), the NBN (30%) and the MRRT (44%).

Broken down by gender, male respondents (50%) are more likely than female respondents (39%) to believe that a Coalition government should repeal the carbon tax.  Conversely, male respondents were more likely to believe that a Coalition government should not repeal the NBN (66%) compared to female respondents (60%) and also more likely to believe that they should not repeal the MRRT (54%) compared with female respondents (47%).