Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the following measures contained in the Budget?
|NET: Strongly / Somewhat approve||NET: Strongly / Somewhat disapprove||Strongly approve||Somewhat approve||Somewhat disapprove||Strongly disapprove||Unsure|
|Investing $100 billion in national infrastructure spending over the next ten years||76%||13%||30%||46%||9%||5%||11%|
|Delivering a tax rebate for workers earning up to $90,000||75%||15%||34%||41%||10%||5%||10%|
|Running a $7.1 billion Budget surplus in 2019-20||62%||20%||27%||35%||15%||5%||18%|
|Flattening tax rates from 2024, thereby cutting taxes for the highest income earners||42%||47%||14%||28%||19%||28%||12%|
|Putting $1.5 billion previously allocated to NDIS disability funding back into the general accounts||37%||50%||14%||23%||23%||27%||13%|
- The announcement to invest $100 billion in infrastructure projects was the most popular of those tested, with just over three-quarters (76%) approving. This was closely followed by 75% of voters approving of a tax rebate for workers earning up to $90,000.
- More people disapproved than approved of the proposals to flatten tax rates (47% vs. 42%) and the re-allocation of NDIS funding (50% vs. 37%).
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