Concern about Liberals bringing back WorkChoices

May 20, 2013

Q. If the Liberals won the election and reintroduced WorkChoices or similar laws, how concerned would you be?  

 

31 May 10

12 July

21 Nov 11

23 Jul 12

3
Sep

18 Mar 13

Total 20 May

Vote Labor

Vote Lib

Vote Greens

Work full time

Work part time

Very concerned

28%

29%

26%

30%

27%

27%

26%

50%

5%

62%

25%

24%

Quite concerned

17%

19%

15%

16%

15%

16%

15%

22%

12%

15%

16%

13%

A little concerned

20%

16%

20%

15%

19%

17%

17%

12%

22%

5%

20%

18%

Not concerned

24%

25%

27%

26%

26%

25%

27%

8%

48%

13%

27%

25%

Don’t know

11%

11%

11%

14%

13%

15%

14%

8%

14%

4%

11%

19%

Concern about the re-introduction of WorkChoices has not changed significantly since this question was last asked in March. 41% (down 2%) would be quite or very concerned if WorkChoices or similar laws were re-introduced and 44% (up 2%) were only a little or not concerned.

72% of Labor voters and 77% of Greens voters would be concerned. 70% of Liberal/National voters would be a little/not concerned and 17% concerned.  41% of full-time workers and 37% of part-time workers said they would be very/quite concerned.

45% of those aged 25-64 said they would be very/quite concerned.