Impact of other Economies on Australia

Aug 8, 2011

Q. How much impact do you think the economies of other countries have on Australia’s economy?

Total Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens
A lot 47% 44% 49% 46%
Some 41% 44% 42% 48%
A little 8% 10% 7% 6%
None *
Don’t know 3% 2% 2%

47% think that the economies of other countries have a lot of impact on the Australian economy and 41% think they have some impact. Only 8% think they have little or no impact. There were no major differences across demographic groups.

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Statements about Economic Impact

Oct 25, 2010

Q. Which of the following statements is closest to your view?

Total Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens
Time is running out and strong action must be taken to restore the health of the Murray Darling river system even if it means some job losses or other economic impact 47% 52% 42% 74%
Protecting the economic well being of local communities and jobs must be the first priority in any decisions made about the Murray Darling river system 31% 28% 42% 13%
Don’t know 22% 20% 16% 13%

47% agreed that “strong action must be taken to restore the health of the Murray Darling river system even if it means some job losses or other economic impact “ while 31% agreed more with the statement “protecting the economic well being of local communities and jobs must be the first priority”.

A majority of Labor (52%) and Greens voters (74%) agreed that “strong action must be taken to restore the health of the Murray Darling river system even if it means some job losses or other economic impact” while Liberal/National voters were split (42%/42)%.

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