Essential Report

Government action on car industry

Feb 18, 2014

Q. Do you think the Federal Government did enough or did not do enough to keep the car manufacturing industry in Australia?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Did enough

36%

19%

63%

22%

36%

Did not do enough

46%

68%

22%

55%

54%

Don’t know

17%

13%

15%

23%

10%

46% think that the Government did not do enough to keep the car manufacturing industry in Australia and 36% think they did enough. 63% of Liberal/National voters think they did enough and 68% of Labor voters think they did not do enough.

Those most likely to think the Government did enough were men (41%), aged 55+ (50%) and those with university education (41%).

Those most likely to think the Government did not do enough were aged 18-34 (52%).

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