Opinion of Aged Care Reforms

Apr 30, 2012

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the Government’s changes to aged care?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Total approve

61%

71%

56%

68%

Total disapprove

7%

4%

10%

5%

Strongly approve

16%

24%

11%

20%

Approve

45%

47%

45%

48%

Disapprove

6%

3%

9%

3%

Strongly disapprove

1%

1%

1%

2%

Don’t know

33%

25%

34%

28%

 

61% of respondents approve of the Government’s changes to aged care. Just 7% disapprove.

Labor voters were more likely to approve (71%); however approval rates were still high for Lib/Nat voters (54%).

Females (65%) were more likely than males (56%) to approve of the changes.

Older respondents were also more likely to approve of the changes (78% of those aged 55-64 and 71% of those aged 65+).