Support or oppose calls to shut down ‘Robodebt’ program

Aug 6, 2019

Q. From what you have read or heard, to what extent do you support or oppose calls to shut down the Centrelink debt recovery program?

Only asked to participants who have heard of program Total Gender Age
Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+
Strongly support 30% 32% 29% 27% 33% 31%
Somewhat support 28% 28% 28% 35% 26% 24%
Somewhat oppose 17% 18% 15% 15% 14% 19%
Strongly oppose 15% 14% 16% 12% 16% 16%
No opinion 11% 9% 12% 11% 10% 10%
Base (n) 763 408 355 223 258 282
  • 30% of participants who were aware of the Robodebt program strongly supported it being shut down; a further 28% somewhat supported this.