Private health insurance rebate

Oct 6, 2015

Q: Do you think the Government’s private health insurance rebate should be means tested or should all people who pay private health insurance receive a rebate? 

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote Other
Private health insurance rebate should be means tested 42% 53% 37% 48% 37%
Everyone who pays private health insurance should receive a rebate 44% 39% 53% 32% 49%
Don’t know 14% 9% 9% 20% 14%

42% think the private health insurance rebate should be means tested and 44% think everyone should receive a rebate.

Those more likely to think it should be means tested were aged 55+ (50%) and those earning less than $1,600 pw (49%).

Those more likely to think everyone should receive a rebate were aged under 35 (49%) and those earning more that $1,600+ pw (54%).

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