Q. Indian mining company Adani wants to build a large new coal mine in the Galilee Basin in Queensland which would produce coal to be exported back to India. Which of the following positions is closest to your view?
|Total||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens||Vote other|
|The Liberal Party position – Support the mine and will allow it to go ahead||26%||15%||50%||9%||26%|
|The Labor Party position – Do not support the mine but will not revoke Adani’s licence to develop the mine||19%||38%||10%||10%||11%|
|The Greens position – Oppose the mine and will not allow it to go ahead||30%||31%||19%||69%||40%|
30% support the Greens position on the Adani coal mine – to oppose the mine and not allow it to go ahead. 26% support the Liberal Party position of supporting the coal mine and 19% support the Labor position of opposing the mine but not revoking their licence to develop the mine.
Among their own voters, the Greens have the highest support – 69% of Greens voters support the Greens position, 50% of Liberal voters support the Liberal position and 38% of Labor voters support the Labor position. 40% of minor party and independent voters and 31% of Labor voters support the Greens position.
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