NBN privatisation

Jan 15, 2019

Q. Would you approve or disapprove of privatising the NBN when it is completed in 2020? 

Total Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+
NET: Approve 29% 27% 39% 24% 20% 36% 23% 42% 31% 17%
NET: Disapprove 44% 52% 38% 45% 51% 45% 43% 32% 41% 57%
Strongly approve 9% 10% 11% 5% 5% 12% 6% 14% 11% 3%
Somewhat approve 20% 17% 28% 19% 15% 24% 17% 28% 20% 14%
Somewhat disapprove 18% 19% 20% 15% 20% 18% 18% 14% 18% 21%
Strongly disapprove 26% 33% 18% 30% 31% 27% 25% 18% 23% 36%
Don’t know 27% 21% 23% 30% 29% 20% 34% 26% 28% 26%

 Under a third (29%) approve of privatising the NBN when it is completed in 2020 and 44% disapprove.

Most voter groups were more likely to disapprove of privatisation except for Liberal/National voters who were split 39% approve and 38% disapprove.