Essential: Huge majority support Newstart lift

Via The Guardian:

The Essential poll, undertaken from 1-5 August, also gauged voter support for the current rate of Newstart, with almost 60% of people believing the Newstart benefit of about $280 a week was too low for a single person with no children.

About 30% said they thought the amount was “about right” while 5% said it was too high.

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