Spending on security

Sep 2, 2014

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s recent decision to spend $64 million to support community groups and security agencies to reduce the threat of home-grown terrorism?

 

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total approve

56%

47%

78%

34%

44%

Total disapprove

24%

34%

10%

46%

31%

Strongly approve

20%

8%

37%

22%

10%

Approve

36%

39%

41%

12%

34%

Disapprove

16%

22%

8%

23%

20%

Strongly disapprove

8%

12%

2%

23%

11%

Don’t know

19%

19%

12%

19%

24%

56% approve of Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s recent decision to spend $64 million to support community groups and security agencies to reduce the threat of home-grown terrorism and 24% disapprove.

Those most likely to approve were Liberal/National voters (78%), aged 55+ (67%) and those earning less than $600pw (66%).

Those most likely to disapprove were Greens voters (46%), Labor voters (34%) and university educated (29%).