Spending on anti-terrorism

Mar 3, 2015

Q. Do you think the Australian Government should be spending more or less on anti-terrorism measures or is current spending about right?

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

 

Aug 2014

Spending more

39%

38%

47%

19%

46%

28%

Spending less

12%

13%

5%

37%

14%

19%

Current spending about right

33%

31%

41%

26%

25%

36%

Don’t know

16%

17%

6%

18%

14%

16%

 

39% think the Australian Government should be spending more on anti-terrorism measures – up 11% since August.  12% (down 7%) think they should be spending less – 33% (down 3%) think the current spending is about right.

Those most likely to support spending more were aged 45+ (48%) and Liberal/National voters (47%).