56% of those surveyed would prioritise stimulating the Australian economy
-and delaying the pipedream ‘surplus’
-to help prevent a downturn
Over pushing the budget back into black at all costs …
Aussies want stimulus, not surplus
October 29, 2019 | 21 comments
It seems the majority of Aussies have a better idea on how to run the economy than the Morrison Government:
Voters are more inclined to argue the Morrison government should stimulate the economy to avoid a downturn than preserve the long-promised budget surplus at all costs, according to the latest Guardian Essential poll.
The latest survey of 1,033 respondents suggests more than half the sample, 56%, would prioritise stimulating the Australian economy and delaying the surplus to help prevent a downturn over pushing the budget back into black at all costs (33%), with 12% unsure.
The below is the breakdown by party: