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Health, the economy and education are Australia's most talked about election issues, while relatively few people care about the NBN, if Google searches are anything to go by.

Google's annual 'state of the nation' report, showing an insight into what issues matter to Australia's Internet citizens, showed that New South Wales residents care about broadband and families while Queensland voters have their eyes firmly set on the economy.

Meanwhile, Tasmanians are twice as concerned about marriage equality as the rest of the country, and Victorians are big on education.

Queensland and Western Australia both scored lower than the national average in searches related to marriage equality.

The news coincides with Google's new election portal, that launched today.

The portal features data on how the popularity of Australia's leaders is travelling, as well as news highlights and election YouTube videos.

In its state of the nation report Google said that Victoria and South Australia are the top states searching for information on 'asylum seekers' and 'refugees', but West Australians are more likely to search for 'boat people' or 'illegal immigrants'.

And, while the NBN is a hot topic for NSW and Tasmanian voters, for the rest of the country it comes in as a below-average search term.

 

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David Swan

David Swan is a tech journalist from Melbourne and is iTWire's Associate Editor. Having started off as a games reviewer at the age of 14, he now has a degree in Journalism from RMIT (with Honours) and owns basically every gadget under the sun.

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