RAJ REPORT

Small Business like the ETU does not support ASSETT sales, has the strong choices campaigain failed and wasted $6 million

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19 MAY 2014

CCIQ – Queensland small business poll – 15th May 2014

ReachTEL conducted a survey of 1,069 Queensland small business owners on the night of 15th May 2014. The poll was commissioned by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ).

 

Filter question:

Are you a small business owner?

 

 

Yes

Included

No

Excluded

Question 1:

Queensland’s debt is forecast to reach $80 billion by 2015-16. If the State Government commits to paying down this debt, which of the following actions would you support most?

 

Total

Metro

Rural

Reduce government services

67.3% 

66.2% 

70.0% 

Increase taxes

16.2% 

17.4% 

13.0% 

Sell assets

16.6% 

16.4% 

17.0% 

Question 2:

If you had to decide between increasing business taxes and selling assets to pay down government debt, which would you choose?

 

Total

Metro

Rural

Increase business taxes

39.0% 

40.2% 

36.0% 

Sell assets

61.0% 

59.8% 

64.0% 

Question 3 – 6 container:

Would you support the sale of the following State Government assets?

Question 3:

Electricity generation (eg. power stations)?

 

Total

Metro

Rural

Yes

35.1% 

34.9% 

35.7% 

No

64.9% 

65.1% 

64.3% 

Question 4:

Electricity network and distribution (eg. poles and wires)?

 

Total

Metro

Rural

Yes

38.5% 

40.1% 

34.7% 

No

61.5% 

59.9% 

65.3% 

Question 5:

Transport infrastructure (eg. ports, roads, airports and rail)?

 

Total

Metro

Rural

Yes

39.2% 

38.0% 

42.3% 

No

60.8%

62.0%

57.7%

Question 6:

What impact do you think the sale of electricity and transport assets to the private sector will have on prices?

 

Total

Metro

Rural

Increase prices

62.6%

65.3%

55.7%

Decrease prices

22.4%

21.1%

25.7%

No impact on prices

15.1%

13.7%

18.7%

Question 7:

What impact do you think the sale of electricity and transport assets to the private sector will have on the standard of associated services?

 

Total

Metro

Rural

Improve services

38.4%

38.9%

37.3%

Deteriorate services

46.8%

47.9%

44.0%

No impact on services

14.8%

13.3%

18.7%

 

Question 8:

Which of the following influences your views on electricity and transport asset sales the most?

 

Total

Metro

Rural

Impact on price and services

25.4%

26.3%

23.0%

How the proceeds of asset sales will be used

28.3%

28.0%

29.3%

Belief that Government should be the owner of these assets

46.3%

45.8%

47.7%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 1,069 Queensland small business owners. Please note that due to rounding, not all tables necessarily total 100% and subtotals may also vary. Copyright ReachTEL Pty Ltd.

 

 

 

 

 

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