Q. Do you think the federal budget was MORE about …?
|Total||Gender||Age Group||Federal Voting Intention|
|Male||Female||18-34||35-54||55+||Labor||TOTAL: Coalition||Greens||TOTAL: Other|
|Helping the Australian economy recover and building it over the long term||55%||56%||54%||64%||55%||46%||41%||74%||44%||44%|
|Helping the Coalition win the next federal election||45%||44%||46%||36%||45%||54%||59%||26%||56%||56%|
- 55% think the federal budget was more about helping the Australian economy recover and building it over the long term, while 45% think it was more about helping the Coalition win the next federal election.
- Those most likely to think the budget was more about helping the government win the next election were those aged over 55 (54%), Labor voters (59%), Greens voters (56%) and minor/independent party voters (56%).
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