Is Australia a Better/Worse Place?

Jun 22, 2011

Q. Do you think Australia has become a better or worse place in the year since Julia Gillard became PM? (This question has been commissioned by Network Ten)

Total Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Men Women Age

18-34

Aged

35-54

Aged 55+
A better place 13% 32% 4% 22% 16% 11% 16% 11% 11%
A worse place 51% 17% 82% 27% 57% 46% 42% 53% 61%
A much better place 3% 9% 1% 2% 5% 2% 2% 3% 3%
A better place 10% 23% 3% 20% 11% 9% 14% 8% 8%
A worse place 32% 14% 47% 24% 34% 30% 31% 33% 32%
A much worse place 19% 3% 35% 3% 23% 16% 11% 20% 29%
No change 29% 44% 12% 46% 24% 34% 30% 30% 25%
Don’t know 7% 6% 3% 5% 5% 9% 12% 6% 3%

Half the people surveyed (51%) think Australia has become a worse place in the year since Julia Gillard became PM. 13% think it has become a better place and 29% say there has been no change.

82% of Liberal/National voters think it has become a worse place while 46% of Greens voters and 44% of Labor voters think there has been no change.

The most negative groups were men (57% worse) and those aged 55+ (61% worse).

  • http://susanais9.spaces.live.com susanai

    I hate to say it about our 1st female PM but Australia is going downhill at a pace since Gillard has been PM.