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Q. Do you think a Federal Government led by Labor or the Coalition would be better at…?
|Reducing national debt||42%||28%||30%|
|Managing the economy||44%||31%||25%|
|Helping those who’ve lost work because of Covid-19 get back into the workforce||38%||40%||22%|
|Supporting those in financial need||35%||42%||23%|
|Improving the financial situation of women||31%||38%||31%|
- A Coalition government is thought to be better than Labor at governance issues such as reducing national debt (42% to 28%) and managing the economy (44% to 31%).
- Elements where Labor is seen to do a better job than the Coalition is in supporting those in financial need (42% to 35%) and improving the financial situation for women (38% to 31%).
- Both parties are seen to be equally competent to create jobs (39% Coalition, 38% Labor) and helping those who have lost work due to Covid-19 (38% Coalition, 40% Labor).
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