Support for proposed media regulation

Mar 25, 2013

Q. Do you support or oppose the Government’s plans to reform regulation of the media?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Total support

29%

49%

18%

29%

Total oppose

34%

18%

50%

30%

Strongly support

7%

13%

2%

11%

Support

22%

36%

16%

18%

Oppose

23%

16%

31%

25%

Strongly oppose

11%

2%

19%

5%

Don’t know

36%

33%

32%

40%

29% support the Government’s proposed media regulation and 34% oppose. 36% have no opinion. Labor voters tend to support the legislation (49% to 18%) and Liberal/National voters tend to oppose by a similar margin (18% to 50%). 51% of those aged 55+ oppose the legislation.