Subsidising renewable energy

Oct 23, 2017

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the Government’s decision to phase out subsidies for renewable energy by 2020?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total approve 32%   24% 47% 19% 23%
Total disapprove 41%   47% 29% 62% 52%
Strongly approve 11%   7% 17% 3% 8%
Approve 21%   17% 30% 16% 15%
Disapprove 23%   26% 22% 23% 25%
Strongly disapprove 18%   21% 7% 39% 27%
Don’t know 28%   29% 24% 18% 25%

 

32% approved of the Government’s decision to phase out subsidies for renewable energy by 2020 and 41% disapproved.

Those more likely to approve were Liberal National voters (47%) and men (40%).

62% of Greens voters and 52% of other voters disapproved.