Essential Report

Labor’s carbon tax decision

Nov 12, 2013

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the Labor Party’s decision to support the dumping of the carbon tax if it is replaced with an emissions trading scheme?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other/ Indep-endent

Total approve

48%

 

58%

44%

41%

53%

Total disapprove

26%

 

17%

34%

34%

23%

Strongly approve

14%

15%

13%

17%

12%

Approve

34%

43%

31%

24%

41%

Disapprove

15%

11%

18%

18%

14%

Strongly disapprove

11%

6%

16%

16%

9%

Don’t know

27%

25%

21%

24%

23%

48% approve of the Labor Party’s decision to support the dumping of the carbon tax if it is replaced with an emissions trading scheme and 26% disapprove.

Highest approval came from Labor voters (58%) and men (52%).

Highest disapproval came from Liberal/National voters (34%), Greens voters (34%) and people aged 65+ (39%).

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