Q. To what extent do you agree that the following measures will improve job creation and investment in Australia?
|Total Agree||Total Agree – Labor||Total Agree – Lib/Nat||Total Agree- Greens|
|Increasing the number of apprenticeships||88%||89%||91%||87%|
|Giving incentives to companies that invest in research and development||79%||80%||83%||83%|
|Boosting investment in renewable energy technologies||75%||80%||71%||88%|
|Requiring companies to use Australian made steel in large infrastructure projects||73%||77%||77%||69%|
|Implementing industrial relations changes that give more flexibility to business||57%||45%||75%||41%|
|Bringing back tariffs on products imported from overseas||52%||52%||58%||40%|
|Introducing industrial relations reforms to make it easier to hire and fire people||41%||26%||65%||18%|
Increasing the number of apprenticeships, giving incentives to companies that invest in research and development, and requiring companies to use Australia made steel in large infrastructure projects all receive a consistent level of endorsement across party lines.
Labor voters are more likely to agree with boosting investment in renewable energy technologies (80% total agree) as a measure to improve job creation and investment in Australia, as are Greens voters (88% total agree).
Labor voters are less likely to agree with implementing industrial relations changes that give more flexibility to business (45% total agree) and introducing industrial relations reforms to make it easier to hire and fire people (26% total agree).
Coalition voters are the most likely to agree with the industrial relations reforms, with 75% agreeing with implementing industrial relations changes that give more flexibility to business and 65% agreeing with introducing industrial relations reforms to make it easier to hire and fire people.
Two Party Preferred: 14 May 2019
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