Revoking citizenship from sole nationals

Jun 10, 2015

Q. And would you approve or disapprove of taking away the citizenship of sole nationals who are engaged in terrorism or supporting terror groups if they are eligible to become a citizen of another country?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

Total approve

73%

67%

90%

44%

77%

Total disapprove

13%

15%

5%

31%

15%

Strongly approve

54%

47%

71%

26%

57%

Approve

19%

20%

19%

18%

20%

Disapprove

9%

10%

4%

18%

11%

Strongly disapprove

4%

5%

1%

13%

4%

Don’t know

13%

17%

5%

26%

8%

A substantial majority of 73% also support the Government’s proposal to take away the citizenship of sole nationals who are engaged in terrorism or supporting terror groups if they are eligible to become a citizen of another country.

Support is strongest among Liberal/National voters (90%). Green voters are split but more likely to support (44% support/31% oppose/26% don’t know).