Q. How important is it that the Government returns the budget to surplus?
|Total||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens||Vote other|
|Not very important||14%||22%||5%||28%||18%|
|Not at all important||6%||8%||2%||15%||6%|
31% think it is very important to return the budget to surplus and 40% think it is somewhat important. 45% of Liberal/National voters think it is very important compared to 24% of Labor voters.
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- Views towards re-electing the federal Coalition government
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