A large national poll of 1,557 Australians, released today by think tank The Australia Institute, has shown 64% of people want more public spending funded by tax revenue. Just 11% want lower taxes and less public spending.
- Two-thirds (64%) said they would prefer more public spending, funded by more tax revenue, and less inequality.
- Only 11% said they wanted lower public spending, lower tax and more inequality.
- A majority of voters for all parties selected the more spending and more tax option:
- 56% of both PHON voters and Other voters;
- 60% of LNP voters;
- 71% of ALP voters;
- 75% of Green voters.