Q. Do you think other manufacturing sectors that are under pressure from the high Australian dollar should receive similar assistance from Governments, or do you think the car industry needs special assistance?
|Total||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens|
|Other manufacturing industries should receive similar assistance||62%||61%||66%||68%|
|The car industry needs special assistance||12%||15%||15%||9%|
62% thought that other manufacturing industries should receive similar assistance and only 12% thought the car industry needs special assistance. There were no major differences across demographic and voter groups – although strongest support for similar assistance for other industries came from Greens voters (68%), aged 45+ (69%) and Victorian residents (68%).
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