NDIS

May 13, 2013

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the Government’s decision to implement the National Disability Insurance Scheme to be funded by increasing the Medicare levy from 1.5% to 2%?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Total approve

57%

77%

45%

75%

Total disapprove

30%

14%

42%

18%

Strongly approve

20%

37%

6%

40%

Approve

37%

40%

39%

35%

Disapprove

17%

10%

24%

12%

Strongly disapprove

13%

4%

18%

6%

Don’t know

13%

9%

12%

7%

57% approve and 30% disapprove the Government’s decision to implement the National Disability Insurance Scheme to be funded by increasing the Medicare levy from 1.5% to 2%.

A substantial majority of Labor (77%) and Greens voters (75%) approve but Liberal/National voters are split 45% approve/42% disapprove.

Respondents most likely to approve were aged 55+ (68% approve/22% disapprove) and those earning less than $600pw (72%/19%).