POLL: Australians thank mining industry, not Gillard, for strong economy

25 June 2012

Galaxy poll: 69% give more credit to mining than the Gillard government for strong economy

A poll, conducted by Galaxy Research for the Institute of Public Affairs, revealed that the overwhelming majority of Australians believe the mining industry deserved the credit for Australia’s strong economy, not the Gillard government.

Galaxy asked 1,053 respondents across Australia from 15-17 June 2012:

“In your opinion, who do you think is more responsible for Australia’s strong economy? The [...]

POLL: Australians believe North Australia would benefit from more population

24 May 2012

Newspoll: 62.8% THINK NORTH AUSTRALIA NEEDS A POPULATION INCREASE

This Newspoll conducted exclusively for the Institute of Public Affairs shows that a majority of Australians believe increasing the population of Northern Australia would be a good thing for the region.

63% of Australians have said that North Australia would benefit from a higher population. Only 15% have said that a higher population would be bad for North Australia. Support for the poll [...]

POLL: Australians want a Special Economic Zone in Australia’s North

20 June 2011

Galaxy Poll: 60% of Australians want a Special Economic zone in Australia’s North

A Galaxy poll conducted exclusively for the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) found that the majority of Australians are in favour of establishing a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) with low taxes to stimulate economic growth in Northern Australia.

Of the 1,063 people surveyed, 60% were in favour of a Special Economic Zone in Northern Australia while only 20% were opposed to the [...]

POLL: Australians believe Canberra is out of touch with Northern Australia

19 May 2011

Galaxy Poll: 60% think Canberra is out of touch with Northern Australia

A poll conducted by Galaxy Research for the Institute of Public Affairs reveals that the majority of Australians do not think that Canberra understands the needs of Northern Australian families and businesses.

Galaxy asked 1,063 respondents from across Australia:

In your opinion, do decision makers in Canberra understand the needs of families and businesses living in Northern Australia?”

60 per cent of [...]