Q. Do you think a Federal Government led by Labor or the Coalition would be better at…?
|Reducing national debt||45%||27%||28%|
|Managing the economy||45%||32%||24%|
|Stopping community transmission of Covid-19 as soon as possible||39%||31%||30%|
|Working with other countries’ leaders appropriately||38%||34%||28%|
|Supporting those in financial need||35%||43%||22%|
|Improving the education system||32%||41%||27%|
- A Coalition government is thought to be better than Labor at governance issues such as recovering the economy from Covid-19 (46% Coalition), reducing national debt (45%) and managing the economy (44%).
- Elements where Labor is seen to do a better job than the Coalition is in improving the education system (41%), supporting those in financial need (43%) an creating jobs (40%).
- Across all issues between one-fifth (22%) and almost a third (30%) of participants believe that neither party would be better at any of the listed elements.
Read Essential's ongoing research on the public response to Covid-19.
In this week's report:
- Performance of Scott Morrison
- Performance of Anthony Albanese
- Preferred Prime Minister
- Views towards re-electing the federal Coalition government
- Party trust to handle issues
- Importance of Australia’s international reputation
- Scott Morrison’s impact on Australia’s international reputation
- Views towards Australia’s international reputation
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