Australia Institute polling research shows a majority of Tasmanian voters support action on integrity in politics, salmon farming, forestry, and housing affordability.

Key findings:

  • More than three quarters of Tasmanians support a new, fit for purpose anti-corruption commission.
  • 69% of Tasmanians support reducing inshore salmon sites, compared to 22% who oppose.
  • 58% of voters support a ban on rent increases above the rate of inflation, compared to 32% who oppose a ban.
  • 57% of Tasmanians support banning political donations from the gambling, salmon farming and property development industries.
  • 57% of Tasmanians are opposed to the Liberal Government’s plan to make 40,000 hectares of native forest available for logging.
  • Only among Liberal voters do more support (70%) than oppose (23%) the proposal (73% of Labor, 96% of Greens, 65% of Jacqui Lambie Network, 77% of independent and 50% of other voters opposed to the proposal).

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