Q. Which of the following approaches do you think the Government should take in their dispute with the mining companies over the proposed resources super profits tax?
|Total||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens|
|Proceed with the tax as planned||11%||17%||4%||17%|
|Compromise a little and make minor changes to the tax||35%||52%||18%||62%|
|Compromise a lot and make major changes to the tax||26%||20%||41%||7%|
|Not proceed with the tax in any form||14%||3%||30%||5%|
Nearly half the respondents (46%) believe that the Government should proceed with the resources super profits tax unchanged or with minor changes. Only 14% oppose that tax in any form and 26% think the Government should make major changes to the tax.
69% of Labor voters want the tax to proceed unchanged or with minor changes as does 79% of Greens voters. 41% of Liberal/National voters want major changes and 30% do not want the tax in any form.
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