Australia: Malcolm Turnbull’s government plunges in the polls after the Budget

IMG_0303Support for the Turnbull government has dropped in the wake of last week’s Federal Budget but voters have given their seal of approval to the Medicare levy increase and a multi-billion dollar bank tax. An opinion poll out Monday shows the Coalition trailing the Labor opposition 47 to 53 per cent, a decline of one percentage point on last month. The Newspoll, published in The Australian, found 45 per cent of voters believed they would be financially worse off as a result of the Budget, the highest number in the past three years……Read More