The latest polls in Australia deliver bad news for the unions and for Labour.
It is clear that Australians don’t like bludging car making ratbags.
”The government has started taking some big decisions, some hard decisions, that people notice,” notably to refuse public subsidies to SPC Ardmona and the car manufacturers. ”There’s just more of a consistency to what they are doing and saying and that’s coming from the Treasurer, which he pithily summarised as ‘the end of the age of entitlement’.”
A poll by Essential Media last week found that only 36 per cent of voters approved of continuing government subsidies to the car sector, with 47 per cent opposed.
So it may be that Joe Hockey is the one winning kudos for the government. Read more »