Lockout Law – NSW only

Sep 17, 2019

Q. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced her government is looked at relaxing or repealing the lockout laws in the Sydney CBD. The current laws mean that people must be in venues before 1.30am and last drinks are served at 3am.

Do you support or oppose relaxing the lockout laws in the Sydney CBD?

  Total Gender Age
Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+
Strongly support 25% 24% 26% 30% 24% 22%
Somewhat support 33% 39% 27% 37% 29% 32%
Somewhat oppose 13% 9% 16% 11% 16% 12%
Strongly oppose 17% 18% 16% 6% 18% 25%
Unsure 12% 10% 15% 16% 13% 9%
NET: Support 58% 63% 53% 67% 53% 54%
NET: Oppose 30% 28% 32% 18% 34% 37%
Base 352 178 174 98 135 119

 

  Total Federal Voting Intention Location
Labor Coalition Greens Independent / Other Capital City Non-Capital City
Strongly support 25% 26% 25% 36% 26% 25% 24%
Somewhat support 33% 30% 34% 32% 37% 33% 32%
Somewhat oppose 13% 13% 13% 11% 14% 12% 14%
Strongly oppose 17% 17% 21% 11% 17% 16% 19%
Unsure 12% 13% 6% 10% 6% 13% 10%
NET: Support 58% 57% 60% 68% 63% 58% 56%
NET: Oppose 30% 30% 34% 22% 31% 28% 33%
Base 352 97 120 35 60 226 126
  • Three-fifths of participants in New South Wales (58%) support relaxing the lockout laws in the Sydney CBD; with more support from those in paid employment (68%).

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