Exclusive exit poll: Labor set to win government
Labor is set to win government, an exclusive Nine YouGov Galaxy Exit Poll shows. The ALP is leading with a four-point margin on a two-party preferred basis, 52-48, the poll reveals. This represents a swing away from the government of 2.4 per cent. Such a result would give Labor as many as 80 seats in the House of Representatives, more than enough to take power in their own right. However, with some Labor-held seats still in the balance, they could well fall short of that number. © AAP Bill Shorten is set to win the federal election.
Climate change is a major factor in how more than half of Australians will vote at the upcoming federal election, according to the results of an exclusive poll conducted for Nine News. And more than two-thirds of voters regard action on climate change as an investment in the future, rather than a
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Climate change is a major factor in how more than half of Australians will vote at the upcoming federal election, according to the results of an exclusive poll conducted for Nine News.
And more than two-thirds of voters regard action on climate change as an investment in the future, rather than a cost to the economy.
It also appears there could be a mood for change among voters - with only 40 percent of those surveyed feeling Australia is heading in the right direction.
The fight over climate policy has arguably been the fiercest and most relentless of the 2019 campaign - with battle lines drawn over the importance of the cost versus the need for urgent and drastic action.
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While the fight itself isn't new, dividing political allies for decades, it has increased in ferocity as the May 18 finish line approaches.
But while political leaders squabble, voters appear more certain on the direction Australia should be taking on climate change.
A Roy Morgan SMS Survey commissioned by the non-partisan, not-for-profit Australian Futures Project, on behalf of Nine News, asked 1133 Australian adults "Is action on climate change a major factor in your vote?"
More than 53 percent responded yes, while 46.5 percent said no.
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A new poll shows people across the globe are more troubled about climate change and plastics in the environment than ever before . “We are relatively supportive of some government interventions to tackle the problem of plastics,” he said. “For example, 44 per cent of Australians support additional government spending to ensure we can recycle a wider range of materials. With China taking less of the world’s plastic over the past couple of years that shows some support for home grown solutions.
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The survey found women were more likely to consider action on climate change when casting a vote, and two-thirds of voters aged 18 to 24 were concerned about it.
Australian Futures Project Executive Director, Ralph Ashton told Nine News the results indicated older Australians were less concerned.
"But still, for 50 percent of Australians it's a big issue in how they'll vote, and that rises to 66 or 67 percent for young people," he said.
"Serious and honest action on climate change, this data tells us, is a great opportunity for politicians on all sides to rebuild trust with the community, to show the community politicians are listening to the people and show the public that politicians care about the long-term outcome."
The survey also asked voters if they saw action on climate change as a cost to the economy, an investment in the future or an insurance policy.
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Sixty-seven percent said it was an investment in the future, while 25.5 percent said it was a cost to the economy.
Seven and a half percent saw it as an insurance policy.
While both sides of politics agree that action should be taken, they disagree on the approach or the importance of the cost.
The Coalition claims it can manage both the economy and the environment, saying it's on track to meet its emissions reduction targets of a 26 percent reduction on 2005 levels by 2030.
Labor wants to increase the target to 45 percent - and has been under pressure to reveal the cost of its policy.
But it says it's impossible, because it is a pollution limit, not a carbon price.
In the third and final leaders' debate at the National Press Club in Canberra this week, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said it was a "dishonest question" to ask about the cost to the economy.
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More than half of those surveyed by the Department for Transport in 2014 said they had not taken any flights in the previous 12 months. The more intractable issue is how to make it better. The Liberal Democrats are committed to Brexit bonus funds new teachers, flying taxes fight climate change .
"The idea you look at the investments in new energy without looking at the consequences of not acting on climate change is a charlatan argument, it's a crooked charlatan argument," he said.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison argued it was "shifty" of the Opposition Leader to assume there was no action already being taken on climate change.
"Action is being taken," he said.
But climate change isn't the number one concern for Australian voters.
Cost of living tops the list, according to data gathered by Roy Morgan for the Australian Futures Project.
"They were speaking to 1000 people in their homes every week for 30 months since the last federal election," Mr Ashton said.
"The found the second biggest concern was healthcare, third was open and honest government, fourth was climate change and fifth was managing the economy."
And a separate survey revealed many voters felt it was time for change.
More than 800 voters were asked if they felt things in Australia were heading in the right direction, or seriously in the wrong direction.
Forty percent of respondents said it was moving in the right direction, 41 percent replied it was heading in the wrong direction, and 19 percent couldn't say.
Half of the Coalition voters who replied believed things were on the right track, compared to 32 percent who said they were seriously on the wrong track.
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There's no big swing on. Rather Australians are evenly split between Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten.
Climate change has already harmed almost half of the world’s endangered mammals, far more than previously thought, a recent study found. It also appears there could be a mood for change among voters - with only 40 percent of those surveyed feeling Australia is heading in the right direction.
With the 2020 election more than 600 days away, several key players are working to push climate change to the top of the agenda, at least for A February poll from the Center for American Progress shows that Democratic primary voters in five early voting states see climate change as a top issue
Labor voters were more evenly split - with 42 percent saying things were going right, and 41 percent saying they weren't.
Voters in Tasmania, Western Australia, and Victoria were the most positive about the direction things are headed.
Queensland voters were less positive - half of those surveyed said things were seriously heading the wrong way, compared to 33 percent who believed things were on track.
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