Poll shows carbon tax fear easing

THE latest Nielsen poll has found that the number of people dissatisfied with the carbon tax has fallen significantly since the legislation was introduced on July 1.

The Government has been working to sell the tax to voters while the Opposition has continued its claims the policy will increase cost of living pressures.

The latest Nielsen survey of 1,400 people is the first to be taken since the introduction of the tax.

It found 38 per cent of voters felt they were worse off under the tax, a drop of 13 points since the last poll was taken a month ago.

Fifty-two per cent said it had made no difference - an increase of 15 points.

Read more at ABC news online.

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