Treatment of public sector services

Sep 24, 2012

Q.  From what you have seen and heard lately, how would you rate the treatment of public sector services under the following current and possible future governments?

 

Total Good

Total Bad

Very Good

Good

Bad

Very Bad

Don’t know

Current NSW state government

23%

34%

3%

20%

21%

13%

43%

Current Queensland state government

23%

38%

4%

19%

17%

21%

39%

Current Victorian state government

26%

25%

3%

23%

16%

9%

48%

A future federal Abbott Government

30%

39%

6%

24%

15%

24%

31%

Current federal Gillard Government

37%

37%

6%

31%

22%

15%

26%

For the component of the question regarding the treatment of public sector services under the NSW, QLD and VIC state governments there were a large portion of don’t knows (39% or more).

However, amongst those respondents that rated the various state governments, the QLD state government received the worst rating: with 38% of respondents believing the treatment of public sector services under the QLD state government to be either bad or very bad.   Thirty four percent (34%) believe the treatment of public sector services under the NSW state government to be bad or very bad.

At a federal level, 37% of respondents rate the treatment of public sector services under the Gillard government as either very good or good and an equal portion (37%) regard the treatment as either bad or very bad.  Thirty nine percent (39%) of respondents believe that treatment of public sector services under a future federal Abbott Government would be bad or very bad.

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