Q. Thinking about the Federal Budget – how much attention did you pay to this week’s Federal Budget?
|Last year||This year|
|Total a lot/some||66%||53%|
|Total a little/none||31%||44%|
Just over half (53%) of respondents said they paid a lot or some attention to the Federal Budget. This is significantly lower than the corresponding figure of 66% for last year’s budget.
Those most interested were men (60% a lot/some) and people aged 55+ (65%). Only 44% of respondents aged 18-34 paid a lot or some attention to the budget.
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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