Q. Would you support or oppose each of the following?
|Total support||Total oppose||Strongly support||Support||Oppose||Strongly oppose||Don’t know|
|Reduce corporate tax to stimulate investment||42%||39%||11%||31%||24%||15%||19%|
|Increase the Newstart allowance to increase consumer spending||52%||32%||18%||34%||21%||11%||16%|
|Regulate energy prices to reduce cost of living pressures||83%||7%||49%||34%||5%||2%||10%|
|Create a partnership between business, unions and government to better share the benefits of economic growth||66%||11%||18%||48%||7%||4%||23%|
There was majority support for regulating energy prices (83%), creating a partnership between business, unions and Government (66%) and increasing the Newstart allowance (52%). Respondents were divided on reducing corporate tax (42% support/39% oppose).
61% of Liberal National voters support reducing corporate tax while 52% of Labor voters and 60% of Greens voters oppose.
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