Uluru Statement

Jun 6, 2017

Q. Last week the “Uluru Statement” was released, calling for a number of policy measures relating to Indigenous Australians.
Do you support or oppose the following measures?

  TOTAL Support TOTAL Oppose   Strongly Support Support Neither Support nor Oppose Oppose Strongly Oppose Don’t Know
Enshrining an Indigenous voice to parliament in the constitution 44% 14%   18% 26% 27% 7% 7% 14%
Negotiating a treaty between the federal government and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 43% 17%   16% 27% 27% 8% 9% 13%
Creating a treaty commission to negotiate treaties between various levels of government and different Indigenous language groups or tribes 39% 19%   15% 24% 28% 11% 8% 14%
Creating a truth and reconciliation commission 39% 18%   14% 25% 30% 10% 8% 13%

 

Each measure had greater support than opposition, with the most popular being enshrining an Indigenous voice to parliament in the constitution (44% support). Support was greatest for this measure among Greens voters (74% support), ALP voters (51%) and those with a University degree (52%).

 

More Liberal/National voters opposed than supported each of the four measures.

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