Approval of Governments on NDIS

Aug 6, 2012

Q. In the recent negotiations over trial sites for the NDIS, do you approve or disapprove of the positions taken by the following Governments?

 

Total approve

Total disapprove

Strongly approve

Approve

Disapprove

Strongly disapprove

Don’t know

The Federal Government – which has committed the majority of the funds required but wants the states to contribute some funding as well.

59%

14%

20%

39%

10%

4%

27%

The State Governments which first signed up for the trials (SA & Tasmania)

56%

8%

17%

39%

6%

2%

36%

The State Governments which did not sign up at first but made a later funding offer (Victoria & NSW)

44%

21%

7%

37%

15%

6%

35%

The Queensland Government which has not yet signed up

16%

48%

5%

11%

22%

26%

36%

59% approved of the position taken by the Federal Government and 56% approved of the positions taken by the SA and Tasmanian Governments which first signed up for the trials.  44% approved and 21% disapproved of the positions taken by the NSW and Victorian Governments which made a later funding offer but only 16% approved and 48% disapproved of the Queensland Government which has not yet signed up.

18% of Queenslanders approved and 45% disapproved of the Queensland Government’s position.

Of those who had heard a lot/fair amount about the NDIS, 76% approved of the Federal Government’s position, 81% approved of the SA and Tasmanian Governments’ position. Their attitude to the NSW/Victorian Governments was 57% approve/35% disapprove and 28% approve/63% disapprove for the Queensland Government.

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