Support for industry package

Feb 25, 2013

Q. The Federal Government has announced a $1 billion package to support Australian jobs in blue-collar industries like manufacturing. Do you support this plan? 

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Support

48%

69%

39%

45%

Oppose

10%

1%

17%

10%

Haven’t heard of it

34%

24%

34%

40%

Don’t know

9%

6%

10%

5%

48% support the Government’s $1 billion package to support Australian jobs in blue-collar industries like manufacturing and 10% oppose. 34% said they hadn’t heard of it.

Strongest support was shown by Labor voters (69%), aged 35-44 (57%) and those earning $1,000-$1,600pw (56%).

Party that represents blue-collar workers

Feb 25, 2013

Q. Which is the party that best represents the interests of blue-collar workers? 

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Labor

34%

67%

18%

32%

Liberal

21%

5%

39%

2%

Greens

2%

1%

1%

20%

No difference

15%

7%

19%

16%

None of them

10%

6%

10%

17%

Don’t know

18%

13%

14%

13%

34% think that the Labor Party best represents the interests of blue-collar workers and 21% think the Liberal Party does.

43% said none, no difference of did not know.

67% of Labor voters nominated the Labor Party and 39% of Liberal/National voters nominated the Liberal Party.

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