Liberal Party and WorkChoices

Mar 18, 2013

Q. If they won the next election, how likely do you think it would be that Tony Abbott and the Liberal Party would try to bring back industrial laws similar to WorkChoices?

 

31
May
10

12
July
10

21
Nov
11

23
Jul
12

3
Sept
12

Total
18
Mar
13

Vote
ALP

Vote
Lib

Vote Greens

Work full
time

Work part time

Total likely

58%

56%

51%

53%

51%

48%

67%

31%

67%

48%

49%

Total unlikely

21%

24%

27%

22%

25%

28%

17%

44%

10%

31%

20%

Very likely

28%

26%

22%

26%

23%

25%

45%

7%

42%

27%

22%

Quite likely

30%

30%

29%

27%

28%

23%

22%

24%

25%

21%

27%

Not very likely

18%

18%

19%

16%

18%

19%

12%

31%

8%

22%

12%

Not at all likely

3%

6%

8%

6%

7%

9%

5%

13%

2%

9%

8%

Don’t know

20%

20%

22%

26%

24%

25%

15%

26%

23%

21%

31%

Respondents were a little less likely to think that Tony Abbott and the Liberal Party would try to bring back industrial laws similar to WorkChoices than when a similar question was asked in September. 48% (down 3%) think it is likely that Tony Abbott and the Liberal Party would try to bring back industrial laws similar to WorkChoices if they won the next election and 28% (up 3%) think it is unlikely.

67% (down 7%) of Labor voters and 67% (down 1%) of Greens voters think it is likely, while Liberal/National voters are split 31% likely (down 2%) to 44% unlikely (up 1%).