Have your say on the change of government

THE election parties are over and a new dawn is breaking on Federal politics, but as our minds clear from the poll hangover, are we in a better place?

The Tony Abbott government was voted in on a platform underpinned by a number of big promises, from abolishing the carbon and mining taxes, stopping the boats and launching a major paid parental scheme.

As the conservatives take the reins in Canberra, is regional Australia rich with renewed confidence in our future?

APN wants to take the pulse of the regions.

Take our special Confidence in Regional Australia survey below to have you say.

The results will be published in your newspaper.

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey , the world's leading questionnaire tool.

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