Essential Report

Infrastructure

Jun 23, 2015

Q. From the following list, which are the three types of infrastructure which are the most important for your state to invest in?

Total

First

Second

Third

NSW

Victoria

Queens- land

Hospitals and health centres

74%

36%

22%

16%

74%

74%

72%

Schools

46%

12%

19%

15%

50%

45%

39%

Public transport

42%

10%

16%

16%

44%

54%

38%

Roads and freeways

37%

11%

12%

14%

38%

37%

39%

Renewable energy generation

34%

12%

10%

12%

29%

31%

39%

Water supply

23%

7%

6%

10%

21%

18%

22%

Public housing

21%

7%

6%

8%

20%

20%

22%

Communications (eg NBN)

17%

4%

6%

7%

17%

18%

23%

Coal-fired power generation

5%

1%

2%

2%

8%

2%

4%

The most important types of infrastructure were thought to be hospitals and health centres (74%), schools (46%) and public transport (42%).

Schools were more important in NSW (50%) and less important in Queensland (38%). Public transport was more important in Victoria (54%).

Renewable energy (39%) and communications (23%) were more important in Queensland.

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