Royal Commission into banking

Aug 16, 2016

Q. Would you support or oppose holding a Royal Commission into the banking and financial services industry?

  Total

 

  Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   April 2016
Total support 64%   76% 59% 71% 72%   59%
Total oppose 13%   6% 22% 8% 10%   15%
Strongly support 28% 38% 17% 34% 33% 27%
Support 36% 38% 42% 37% 39% 32%
Oppose 9% 5% 15% 8% 7% 11%
Strongly oppose 4% 1% 7% 3% 4%
Don’t know 23% 18% 19% 21% 18% 25%

There was majority support for holding a Royal Commission into the banking and financial services sector – 64% supported a Royal Commission and 13% opposed.  This is a 5% increase in support since this question was asked in April.

Those most likely to support a Royal Commission into the banking and financial services sector were aged 65+ (70%), Labor voters (76%), Greens voters 71%) and those earning $2,000+ pw (70%).