Trust

Mar 13, 2019

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

  Liberal Party Labor Party Unsure Difference between Liberal and Labor
Border Protection 45% 26% 29% +19
Security and the war on terrorism 42% 26% 32% +16
Management of the economy 44% 29% 27% +15
Controlling interest rates 39% 27% 34% +12
Managing population growth 37% 27% 35% +10
Political leadership 37% 32% 32% +5
Ensuring a fair taxation system 35% 36% 29% -1
Treatment of asylum seekers 33% 34% 33% -1
Ensuring a quality water supply 32% 33% 35% -2
Protecting Australian jobs and protection of local industries 36% 39% 25% -3
Standing up to big business 33% 37% 30% -5
Ensuring the quality of Australia’s health system 32% 39% 29% -6
Housing affordability 30% 38% 32% -7
Ensuring a quality education for all children 32% 39% 29% -8
Protecting the environment 28% 36% 36% -8
Addressing climate change 27% 36% 37% -10
Fair wages and workplace conditions 28% 46% 26% -18

More people trust the Liberal party than Labor on Border Protection, Security and the war on terrorism, Management of the economy, Controlling interest rates, Managing population growth and Political leadership.

Policy areas in which there is more trust in Labor include Fair wages and workplace conditions, Addressing climate change, Protecting the environment and Ensuring a quality education for children.