Export of live animals

Nov 19, 2012

Q. Thinking about the export of live animals for slaughter, which of the following statements is closest to your view?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Australia should not export live sheep and cattle to any country at all

25%

25%

24%

35%

Australia should only export live sheep and cattle to countries which guarantee they will be treated humanely

54%

53%

55%

58%

Australia should export live sheep and cattle to any country that wants them

15%

15%

19%

5%

Don’t know

6%

7%

3%

1%

54% think that Australia should only export live sheep and cattle to countries which guarantee they will be treated humanely and 25% think Australia should not export live sheep and cattle to any country at all.

Those most opposed to exporting live sheep and cattle to any country at all were Greens voters (35%),  women (29%) and respondents aged 45-64 (30%).

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