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Q. Which of the following issues are the most important for the Federal Government to address over the next 12 months?
|Create jobs and reduce unemployment||36%||+8||28%|
|Improve the health system||32%||+1||31%|
|Reduce utilities bills||27%||-4||31%|
|Protection of the environment||27%||+11||16%|
|Improve wages and working conditions||24%||+2||22%|
|Increase housing affordability||19%||-6||25%|
|Limit the amount of migration to Australia||19%||-5||24%|
|Promote renewable energy||19%||+4||15%|
|Crack-down on tax avoidance by big companies||16%||-6||22%|
|Provide tax cuts||15%||+3||12%|
|Ensure the security of energy supply||13%||+2||11%|
|Maintain strong border protection||12%||-2||14%|
|Provide more money for education||11%||-3||14%|
|Combat domestic crime||10%||-1||11%|
|Combat international crime and terrorism||8%||+2||6%|
|Increase the budget surplus||6%||–||–|
|Improve conditions for refugees and asylum seekers||6%||–||6%|
- The most important issues for the Federal Government to address over the next 12 months are seen to be creating jobs and reducing unemployment (36%), improving the health system (32%), reducing utility bills and protecting the environment (both 27%).
- Protecting the environment saw an 11pt increase as an important issue for the Federal Government to address from February 2019 (from 16% to 27%).
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