36 questions match this year
There is a controversy over what the countries of the world, including Australia, should do about the problem of global warming. Please tell me which statement comes closest to your own point of view?
Overall, how optimistic are you about Australia’s economic performance in the world over the next 5 years (very optimistic, optimistic, neutral, pessimistic, very pessimistic)?
Thinking now about the legislation the Gillard Labor government passed last year introducing a fixed price on carbon that will then lead to an Emissions Trading Scheme. Are you personally in favour or against this legislation? Is that strongly or somewhat?
And if a Liberal Nationals Coalition government is elected at the next Federal election, would you personally be in favour or against that Coalition government removing the Emissions Trading Scheme set up by the Gillard Labor Government? Is that strongly or somewhat?
And now I will ask you about the United Nations and human rights. The United Nations has set out a number of human rights that it says apply to all people throughout the world. I am going to read you a few of these. For each one, please say whether you personally agree or disagree that it is important for you here in Australia. And is that strongly or partly?
And now about Australia’s relationships with people from other countries in our region. Do you personally think it is important or not important for Australia to be seen in a positive light by people from countries in our region?
When there are shortages of workers in Australia and companies in Australia cannot find enough skilled workers, are you personally in favour or against the government allowing in extra workers from foreign countries to come to Australia and fill those positions on short-term visas?
In November 2011, the Australian Prime Minister and US President announced that up to 2,500 soldiers would be based in Darwin and Northern Australia on a rotating, but permanent basis. Are you personally in favour or against up to 2,500 US soldiers being based in Darwin? Is that strongly or somewhat?