Q. Which are the three most important issues in deciding how you would vote at a Federal election? (Number from 1 to 3 where 1 is the most important, 2 the second most important, etc)
|Management of the economy||36%||17%||10%||63%|
|Ensuring the quality of Australia’s health system||14%||17%||17%||48%|
|Australian jobs and protection of local industries||8%||13%||12%||33%|
|Ensuring a quality education for all children||5%||8%||10%||23%|
|Ensuring a fair taxation system||4%||5%||9%||18%|
|Protecting the environment||4%||7%||5%||16%|
|Addressing climate change||6%||5%||5%||16%|
|Controlling interest rates||3%||6%||6%||15%|
|Ensuring a quality water supply||3%||4%||5%||12%|
|A fair industrial relations system||3%||4%||3%||10%|
|Security and the war on terrorism||2%||4%||3%||9%|
63% of people surveyed rate management of the economy as one of their three most important issues, followed by 48% that rate ensuring the quality of Australia’s health system and 33% that rate Australian jobs and protection of local industries as one of their three most important issues.
10% rate a fair industrial relations system as one of their three most important issues that would decide how they vote in a Federal election and 9% rate security and the war on terrorism.
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