Awareness of and support for Extinction Rebellion

Oct 29, 2019

Q. Before today, had you heard of Extinction Rebellion? / To what extent do you support or oppose the Extinction Rebellion protests to push for governments to act on climate change and move towards renewable energy?

  Total Voting Intention
Labor Coalition Greens NET: Other
Yes 42% 41% 41% 52% 45%
No 58% 59% 59% 48% 55%
Base (n) 1,033 371 401 106 119

 

IF AWARE OF THE EXTINCTION REBELLION Total Voting Intention
Labor Coalition Greens NET: Other
Strongly support 22% 24% 9% 65% 17%
Somewhat support 30% 44% 18% 31% 22%
Somewhat oppose 15% 15% 21% 3% 10%
Strongly oppose 29% 13% 49% 0% 44%
Unsure 4% 5% 3% 1% 7%
NET: Support 52% 68% 27% 96% 39%
NET: Oppose 44% 28% 71% 3% 54%
Base (n) 446 153 170 55 55
  •  42% of participants have heard of Extinction Rebellion and this is highest among Queenslanders (51%).
  • 52% of those who are aware of Extinction Rebellion support their protests to push for governments to act on climate change and move towards renewable energy.
  • Labor (68%) and Greens (96%) voters who are aware of Extinction Rebellion, are more likely than Coalition (27%) voters to support their protests.
  • 18-34 year olds who are aware of Extinction Rebellion, are more likely to support their goals (71%) than those aged over 55 (38%).
  • Queensland residents aware of the Extinction Rebellion are more likely to oppose the protests (58%) than any other state or territory (41%).

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